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Hornsea Garden Centre

Hornsea garden centre

A staple feature of maternity leave for me was frequenting my local garden centres. They have everything! Play areas, animals, hot drinks and tasty homemade food made from local produce. Being skint again, I decided to go back to what I know best which is finding a free day out for the family so we […] Read more…

Rocking Is The New Thrifty Craze for the Summer Holidays

beverley rocks

Beverley Rocks is a thrifty new craze that’s sweeping through the summer holidays this year! Beverley Rocks is a community on Facebook full of parents who have been encouraging their children to paint, hide and hunt for rocks that have been hidden in Beverley, East Yorkshire. Rocks when found have a message on them inviting the person […] Read more…

William’s Den

William's den

Today we are visiting the newest family attraction to East Yorkshire: William’s Den. Think Scandi, eco-lodge for free-range children with as much consideration given to the parents as there is for children. This is such a special place, I’m so excited to share with you our review! Where is it? Located just outside of Hull […] Read more…

Bridgehead Woods

bridgehead woodland walk

Some days you just need a place to let the kids roam, get dirty but still be in the cool shade. That’s when we take our boys to Bridgehead Woods. What is it? A wildlife walk with artwork by local school children installed along the woodland nature trail. Pupils were tasked with creating and decorating bug hotels and […] Read more…