Tag: Family Days Out

6 Posts

  • Day Trip to Spurn Point Lighthouse

    It was Mr R’s birthday a few weekends ago and we decided to have a mini break to the East Coast. We booked a cottage near Hornsea and Mappleton (I wouldn’t recommend this particular cottage) and used it as a base to explore the local area. We decided to explore the coast and had a day trip to Spurn Point Lighthouse!

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  • Weekend Wanders – St Ives Estate, Bingley

    Weekend wanders – St Ives Estate   We had a spare day over the Christmas holidays and I fancied making the family go walking again. I’d heard of a place over in Bingley called St Ives Estate and thought we’d pay it a visit. I didn’t see much in the way of facilities, but there is a cafe and toilets. The grounds however are beautiful, with woodland walks and views…

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  • Day Tripping – Harry Potter in York

    Harry Potter in York? What? We planned to go to York for a day trip for a while but never got round to it. As you may know Holly is a massive Harry Potter fan. She is OBSESSED. I thought she may enjoy a wander down the famous Shambles as it’s apparently the inspiration for Diagon Alley from the stories. After a quick Google, it turns out that York is…

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  • Day Tripping – Day Trip to Harewood House

    My gran has a friend who lives just next to Harewood House and she used to take us to visit her when we were young. I have never been to the actual Harewood House though, so a day trip to Harewood House was a great adventure for both Holly AND me! It’s also one of the gardens that you can get discounted entry to with the Gardeners World 2 for…

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