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Sep 03
Review: Why we loved Deer Shed 9 (and why we’ll be back for Deer Shed 10)

There’s very little that would entice me to chuck the kids into the car and drive to a large field for three days of festivalling without my partner in crime for back-up, especially on the last day of the summer term, when everyone’s exhausted and still grouchy about not coming first in every race at […]

Jun 02
Five reasons to visit…RSPB Bempton Cliffs, Bridlington

Bempton Cliffs is an RSPB nature reserve between Bridlington and Flamborough that’s home to 250,000 seabirds. It’s the place on the Yorkshire coast to see gannets, kittiwakes and even puffins nesting, diving for fish and taking their first flight. We braved the A64 on a bank holiday weekend (yes, that’s how seriously we take our […]

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Jun 01
Review: Five reasons to visit…The Balloon Tree with kids

We discovered The Balloon Tree a few years back when it was nothing but a great farm shop. Back then we’d never have imagined it would be somewhere that our kids would nag to go, but that’s what it’s become. It’s a lovely countryside destination just outside York, with just enough to keep everyone happy. […]

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Jun 01
Review – The JORVIK Viking Centre, York

It’s a few years now since JORVIK Viking Centre’s £4m re-imagining, but the world-famous Viking attraction – one of the jewels in York’s crown (or Viking helmet) – is still looking good. We thought it was time to drop in and check it out again with our children, and we’re pleased to report that it […]

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