Category Archives: Days Out

23Aug/15
Seven Stories Review

Seven Stories, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland

Seven Stories is what happens when a group of people passionate about children’s literature find a disused seven storey warehouse in Newcastle’s cultural regeneration area. Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books is homage to children’s literature with a mix of ever-changing galleries, exhibitions, and special events. Continue reading

18Aug/15
Getting our hard hats on at White Scar Cave

White Scar Caves, Ingleton, North Yorkshire

The last day of our Lake District holiday was a bit fraught as I’d mistakenly thought that check-out time was 11am when it was in fact 10am. Oops. While the girls were off out of the way swimming with Dad, I was frantically packing us all back into our car, and preparing a picnic for our stopover point of White Scar Caves, which is near Ingleton and on our way back to our Yorkshire home. Continue reading

13Aug/15
Keswick Climbing Wall & Outdoor Activity Centre

Keswick Climbing Wall, Keswick, Cumbria

Day two of our Lake District adventure and the morning saw us take advantage of the resort’s very nice swimming pool.

After a refreshing swim and some quick lunch, we drove the twenty minutes to the popular town of Keswick, and paid a visit to Keswick Climbing Wall and Outdoor Activity CentreContinue reading