Beningbrough Hall

At last the weekend brought us sunshine and the feeling that indeed Spring is here. A great day for a family adventure and we headed to Beningbrough Hall, a National trust site not far from York. We’ve finally decided to buy National Trust membership, so this was the perfect opportunity to get it and use…

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February half term fun – come on Spring!

We’ve not been on many outdoors adventures recently, I’ve been feeling awful and the weather hasn’t exactly been great either. The kids have been off school this week on half term, a week later that everyone else so not as many fun activities on. We’ve still managed to get out and have some fun and…

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January Blues? Get Outside!

It’s nearly the end of January, the evenings are getting lighter and Spring it just around the corner, all things to be positive about, right? Last week however, was apparently Blue Monday, across the media was the doom and gloom that the 15th January was the most depressing day of the year. I wasn’t going…

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3 Yorkshire Walks with cool rock formations!

If you can get your kids interested in visiting somewhere because it’s cool, has something interesting to look at, find, or leap on, then the battle to get them doing some exercise and outdoors is practically already won. We obviously do a lot of walking, and once we’re out the kids do enjoy themselves. Yes,…

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Piglets Adventure Farm Pumpkin Festival

The last weekend of half term meant just enough time to squeeze in another spooky family day outside. We headed to Piglets Adventure Farm, just off the A64 near York, for their pumpkin festival. There’s so much to do at the farm, and once you’ve paid to get in you’re free to have a go…

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Spooky fun at Lotherton Hall

We fancied a walk and some half term fun after the weather and a nasty virus had us cooped up at home, so headed to Lotherton Hall, not far from Leeds just off the A1. With a spooky scarecrow trail, adventure playground and lovely grounds to wander in it was just the outing we needed….

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Conker hunting fail!

We had a funny weekend this weekend, hubby was working and my plans to visit the Peak District with the kids were floored by a sinus headache. The weather has been really odd too hasn’t it? so I had no idea what to wear either. We did make to the kids Grandparents and us girls…

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