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Is it worth buying a Jorvik Group triple ticket?

We recently had an amazing day trip to York. We visited three attractions and learnt about the Vikings, the history of magic and archaeology in one adventure filled day. We had a Jorvik Group triple ticket, which gives you access to Jorvik Viking Centre, DIG: An Archaeological Adventure and Barley Hall over the course of …

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Alice in Winterland at Lightwater Valley

This winter, Lightwater Valley is home to over 100 giant, illuminated, light sculptures of Alice, the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, Humpty Dumpty and many more of those Lewis Carroll’s childhood characters we all know and love from the Alice in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass stories.  Last …

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Where to go Pumpkin Picking in Yorkshire | Picking Pumpkins Near Me

Halloween wouldn’t be Halloween without pumpkins. If you fancy getting one for your home there are a number of pick your own places across the Yorkshire. Why not get the children involved in choosing their own straight from a pumpkin patch near you? Many places are also hosting other events alongside the picking so you …

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Review of Northwood Fairy Sanctuary, North Yorkshire

Located just 20 minutes outside York, Northwood Fairy Sanctuary has existed for generations but it has only recently opened its doors to the public to come in and escape from the real world for a while and delight in its tranquil and inspiring setting. Northwood is the product of a labour of love by owners, …

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Super Heroes at Yorkshire Wildlife Park near Doncaster

What do you get if you cross Hollywood Stunts, polar bears, giraffes , wild animals and super heroes??… Answer..Yorkshire Wildlife Park! This half term we visited Yorkshire Wildlife Park near Doncaster. I have wanted to take the children here for a while so when the opportunity arose to visit, on a half decent day this …

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The Lost Present | An Interactive Christmas Adventure Around Leeds City Centre

With the usual enthusiasm we have for Christmas in November I joyfully arranged for myself, my mum and two girls (aged 6 and 10) to participate in “The Lost Present” an interactive Christmas adventure around Leeds city centre. NB: We were invited to review but all views and opinions are my own. Two weeks into …

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Christmas at William’s Den, Yorkshire

William’s Den is an adventure play centre, but not the brightly coloured soft play type, it’s made entirely of natural wood and has large indoor and outdoor areas with water and sand features. NB: Emma and family were invited to William’s Den to experience Christmas but all views and opinions are her own. It’s impressive: …

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Dovestone Holiday Park | Lodges, Glamping, Pods in the Peak District

Sometimes you fancy a weekend away, somewhere to completely get away from it all, but without having to spend hours travelling.  We recently found such a place.  Less than 13 miles from the centre of Manchester, bordering the Peak District National Park.  Dovestone Holiday Park is just over an hour from our home in York, …

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park and Polar Bears!

Fancy seeing a polar bear in Yorkshire? I’ve lived here almost half my life and only just realised that in recent years they are here, in Yorkshire Wildlife Park.  I was pretty excited by this information so thought I’d best take my 2 year old daughter for a trip out. We were not disappointed. Initially …

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11 Reasons to Visit Stockeld Park at Christmas

11 things we love about the Christmas Adventure at Stockeld Park and why you should book for Christmas at Stockeld Park 2018 Colette at We’re Going on an Adventure Blog tells you her 11 reason to Visit Stockeld Park at Christmas here is the first one… 1. There’s so much to do that you don’t have to …

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