Lotherton Hall Christmas Experience

I was gutted to miss the press night at Lotherton Hall for their Christmas Experience, but we were kindly given a press pass for another day to visit. We’ve visited Lotherton Hall a few times, and so I was looking forward to the ‘Twelve Days of Christmas Woodland Walk’ and Enchanted Fairy Dell. We unfortunately…

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Zombies vs Pirates at Castle Howard

Every time we drive past the signs for Castle Howard, I always say “Ooo I really want to go there”. It’s a fabulous stately home not far from York and has acres of park and woodland, along with lakes, fountains and formal gardens. Just the sort of place to go if you fancy getting outside…

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Goodbye to Summer!

The kids went back to school last week and it was time to say goodbye to our summer outside. I’ll be honest, the house, cats and me, sighed with relief as the kids went back to school! It wasn’t that I was fed up with them being at home, more fed up of some of…

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Stick boy’s first Scout Camp

My Son, affectionately known as Stick boy, has recently started going to Scouts. He’s only been there a few weeks but was able to go on his first Scout Camp with them a few weekends ago. I asked him how he got on in this interview. His answers are in his own words. Where was…

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A Bumble About in North Yorkshire

When I told my Husband, we were camping for an Outdoor Bloggers weekend there was a look of dismay that briefly crossed his face. Our tent hadn’t survived the last camping trip and we had a weekend with rain and gale force winds, re-pegging in the middle of the night. It wasn’t fun. I did however…

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