A breath of fresh air

I’m not going to actually mention the dreaded word that has been on everyone’s lips. I’m anxious at the best of times and escaped to the Yorkshire Dales at the weekend to the kid’s favourite place, Malham. We mixed things up by doing our usual walk backwards and then had a treat in the pub…

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A Hackfall Woods walk

I keep hearing about fantastic walking near Masham, (pronounced Massum, but don’t quote me!) and although we’ve walked in the beautiful Nidderdale countryside, never actually made it there. That was, until a cold winters day when we needed to walk off some festive tummies. It was time to wrap up and get some lovely fresh…

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Catgill Farm Glamping – review

In the beautiful surroundings of the Yorkshire Dales is the village of Bolton Abbey, where the Catgill Farm’s camping and glamping site can be found. Just an hour away from where we live, we are regular visitors to the Bolton Abbey area and it’s somewhere I’ve visited since I was little. I’ve been following Catgill…

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Thornwood Alpacas -Team Building & Wellbeing Afternoon

I recently visited Thornwood Alpacas and Care farm, for a team building and wellbeing afternoon with my college. The farm is near Oxenhope, surrounded by beautiful moors, woodland and a reservoir. Usually, when the words ‘team building exercise’ is uttered, I inwardly groan. I don’t like forced ‘icebreaker’ exercises that just end up making everyone…

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William’s Den Pumpkin Party

A half term pumpkin party sounded like just the thing to start off the holidays. I’ve been promising to take the kids to William’s Den for years. So long in fact I thought my eldest might be too old for it. Just under an hour away from Bradford, William’s Den is located at North Cave,…

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North Norfolk Coastal Path and Seal trip!

There’s so much to do in North Norfolk, that with just a few days to fill, we were spoilt for choice with how to spend our time. Staying at Burnham Deepdale on our Margin’s Glamping holiday, we had the North Norfolk coastal path literally on our doorstep. A walk along the path to see the…

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A stroll around Lymm Dam

Having spent a weekend with friends, breaking up the long drive home, I took a walk around Lymm Dam, Cheshire. It’s a beautiful tranquil spot with woodland, bridleways and lake.  You wouldn’t believe that it’s just five minutes’ drive away from the roar of the M6. A great place for the kids to explore and…

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