Yorkshire’s Jurrassic World

To escape the rain on a miserable summer’s day in the historic city of York, we visited Yorkshire’s Jurrassic World exhibition. A rainy day… The Yorkshire  museum was warm and welcoming, just what we needed after getting caught in a downpour. Surrounding the building is the beautiful York castle Gardens. These are best enjoyed on…

10 Tips to Enjoy a Music Festival with a Child

Have you ever wondered if you could enjoy an event like Leeds Festival with a child? I’ve always thought about the possibility of taking Noah (aged 6) to a major music festival so when the opportunity came to attend for a day we decided to go for it. Leeds would not have been my first…

Haworth and the Santa Special

Last weekend, we rode the Santa Special through Bronte country. Just picture the scene: Snow settles on the hills of the Yorkshire Pennines. Our loco steams through picture-perfect villages. Children prop themselves up in anticipation. Santa makes his way down the train… And my son…   …could give Ebeneezer Scrooge a run for his money….