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Tractor Fest, Newby Hall 2015

Set in the beautiful grounds of Newby Hall in Ripon, North Yorkshire, Tractor Fest is a huge gathering of tractor enthusiasts, a wide array of engines and various stalls selling tractor related goodies. When we heard about Tractor…

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A visit to South Lakes Safari Zoo

During our stay in Barrow in Furness we visited South Lakes Safari Zoo at the Southern tip of the Lake District. It’s easy to find and well sign posted from the A590 main road and only about a…

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Barrow in Furness Travelodge review

The building Barrow in Furness Travel Lodge is located on the edge of a main road, though traffic noise is not noticeable when you’re inside your room, set amongst commercial buildings and factories, the location…

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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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Eshott Heugh Animal Park, Morpeth

A rare day off together and a sunny morning means a family day out. After checking Tripadvisor for inspiration we decided to head to Eshott Heugh Animal Park near Morpeth in Northumberland.  Eshott Heugh is literally 5…

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