The National Railway Museum at Shildon

Having a rare free day together as a family we decided on a trip to the railway museum at Shildon in County Durham. It’s a sister museum to the huge railway museum at York. The…

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A visit to York – October 2014

Last week Hubby and I took the little man down to York for a few days for a list minute break. After much searching and Trip Advisoring we finally settled on the wonderful Blackeney House, a…

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Old Hall Farm, Bouth, Lake District

While we were in the Lakes another place we visited was Old Hall Farm – a traditional working farm set in a very scenic location.  It cost £15 for entry for the three of us. Hubby…

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Durham Botanic Gardens

Durham Botanic Gardens is part of Durham University and is used for learning within the university. It’s also open to the public for a small entrance fee. There’s a free car park but it is…

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North East Aircraft Museum, Sunderland

If I’m honest I didn’t know the North East Aircraft Museum existed even though it’s only a 10 minute drive from our house.  I was a little reluctant to visit because if I’m honest, aircrafts…

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