Category Archives: Yorkshire East

09Sep/16
6 Things to do at Tophill Low

6 things to do at Tophill Low, East Yorkshire

Yorkshire Water very kindly sent us a brilliant picnic rucksack, so we decided to head up to Tophill Low, near Watton in East Yorkshire to have a spot of afternoon tea on a fine September afternoon.

Tophill Low is owned and managed by Yorkshire Water and is a great place to go for a walk in the fresh air, do some bird-spotting, and of course, have a picnic. Continue reading

25May/15
Wetwang Scarecrow Festival 2015

Wetwang Scarecrow Festival, Yorkshire

This week, we visited Wetwang Scarecrow Festival. We’ve been a few times before but this year, the twins could join in a bit more, and they loved it.

Wetwang is a village not too far from York in Yorkshire, and it’s very pretty. Yes, it has a silly name and appears regularly on those ‘Top silly place names’ lists and such, but it hasn’t suffered. Continue reading

10Apr/15

Skidby Mill, Skidby, East Yorkshire

This is a day out I’ve wanted to review for a while now, but the mill has been undergoing a programme of refurbishment which meant I didn’t know when it had re-opened, and I was also waiting for some nice weather – and didn’t it come this week? It’s been glorious up here in East Yorkshire. I hope it’s been nice where you are.  Continue reading

10May/14

Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park, Bridlington, East Yorkshire

Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park is in the Park Rose complex just outside of Bridlington at Carnaby. It used to be known as the Park Rose Birds of Prey Centre but has expanded recently and undergone a full rebranding under owners Carl and Claire. We went to visit this week to see what had changed and to meet the new animals.

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12Apr/14

The Maritime Museum, Hull, East Yorkshire

The Maritime Museum (known locally as the Town Dock Museum) is one of Hull’s free city-centre museums. It is a collection of all things nautical, particularly local history, and things connected to trawling and whaling. It is in one of Hull’s most famous buildings – the 19th century Docks offices buildings which were used, amongst other things, to administer migration from Eastern Europe to the Americas. If you love boats, local history, and sea-faring adventure, this museum is pretty good.

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