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AD – 7 More Things to do in Durham with Kids

Durham is in the North East of England, about 15 miles south of Newcastle. The City and surrounding County itself is filled with stunning architecture, scenic walking routes and plenty of things to do to keep the whole family entertained. NB| This is a paid campaign with This is Durham At the beginning of the …

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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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6 reasons to visit the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead with Kids

Situated on the south bank of the Quayside in Gateshead, the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art is an instantly recognisable landmark of the city. The views of the BALTIC Centre through the Millennium Bridge over the Tyne have been captured by hundreds of photographers over the years, and with good reason too.  Housed in a …

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Visiting the Angel of the North, Low Eighton, Gateshead

Sir Antony Gormley’s Angel of the North sculpture is one of the most well known pieces of art in the UK but is it worth visting? I Becky from To Yorkshire and Beyond, driven past the Angel of the North countless times on my way up the A1 to Newcastle or beyond. Its iconic silhouette, …

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Rockliffe Hall | Five Star Spa Hotel in the North East

Between Christmas and New Year we were invited to spend a night at Rockliffe Hall which promises to be “a five star luxury golf and spa hotel in the North East.” Rockliffe Hall also invested last year in a Lewis Carroll-themed whimsical wonderland featuring curious cabins (with soft play, a games room, cinema room and …

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Barnard Castle Camping and Caravanning Site

We spent a fantastic 5 days over Easter at the Barnard Castle Camping and Caravanning site in the North East and here is our review. Barnard Castle Camping and Caravanning site is medium sized with about 90 pitches, including grass and hard standing and with electric hookup. Pitches are large, with plenty of space between …

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William’s Den at Easter

This week we’ve hopped on down to William’s Den in North Cave, East Riding of Yorkshire, to take part in a selection of Easter-themed activities as well as burn off some energy in the indoor and outdoor play areas. For those of you that haven’t been to William’s Den before, it is an adventure attraction. …

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Christmas at Harlow Carr | Glow Winter Illuminations

Have you wondered whether to take the kids to the Glow Winter Illuminations at Harlow Carr? On now in 2018 from 22 Nov – 29 Dec 2018. Here is our review from 2017! Ever since the children were babies, one of our favourite things about Christmas is the lights; so many sparkly lights! So we were …

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Recommended National Trust Properties in Northumberland with Kids

Northumberland is home to some incredible National Trust properties but which ones are kid friendly? We’ve put together a list of some of our recommended National Trust properties in Northumberland to visit with Kids for you below! NB: This post has been created in collaboration with Cottages in Northumberland If you’re thinking of visiting any …

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Family Day at the Races | Taking the kids to the Races?

Taking the kids to the Races might not be the first idea that pops into your mind when finding things to keep them entertained in the school holidays, but when we visited Ripon Races for one of their family fun days we really did have a brilliant day out! It was a new experience for …

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Things to do in Berwick upon Tweed with Kids

My folks moved to Berwick-Upon-Tweed 12 years ago and since then we’ve spent lots of time exploring the northernmost town in England. It has the perfect mix of seaside charm, natural beauty and interesting places to visit. From spotting dolphins at Spittal Beach to quirky museums – we’re still finding things to do. Berwick is …

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Northumberland Camping and Caravanning Club Site Review

We’ve just spent the most glorious week camping at Northumberland Camping and Caravanning Club Sites in our motorhome on the stunning Northumberland coast. We used to spend a week up in Northumberland every September before the kids started school, and our last visit was just after our youngest was born 8 years ago.  This last week …

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