Category: North East Days Out

  • A Family Fun day in South Shields

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    Things to do in South Shields with Kids

    Sunday saw the Third Annual North East Blogger meet up in South Shields. Although for us it was the first one we’d attended. Meeting up with our blogging friends on an informal basis. This was a chance to sit back and relax and chat, before experiencing some of the things to do in South Shields. […]

  • Escape Rooms Durham

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    Escape Rooms Durham

    The thought of taking part in a Crystal Maze style puzzle adventure has always appealed to me. I love puzzles and problems. If something needs solving then I’m up for a challenge. However I’d never tried an Escape Room… yet. Escape Rooms Durham After deferring it for over a year the three remaining members of […]

  • The Late Shows Newcastle

    The Late Shows

    The Late Shows is a regional Culture Crawl around some of Newcastle and Gateshead’s galleries, museums, libraries and workshops.  The event takes place annually on consecutive Friday and Saturday evenings in May from 6-11pm alongside the national Museums at Night. I had always dismissed The Late Shows as an adult only event. Something about excitable kids, […]

  • Annie The Musical Newcastle

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    Annie The Musical – Tyne Theatre & Opera House

    One of the most famous family musicals hits the Tyne Theatre and Opera House in Newcastle this half term holiday. Toe tapping, singing and lots of tissues at the ready for Annie The Musical, which has been delighting audiences since its Broadway opening in 1977. Annie The Musical Produced by Astravaganza Entertainment, Annie tells the […]

  • Tatton Park Mansion and Gardens

    Tatton Park Cheshire

    After an action packed day in Manchester city centre exploring the Museum of Science and Industry we were very ready for a chilled out Sunday.  No typical Manchester rain today.   The sun was shining and set to stay so the plan was head to a historic home. From Hale there were two large National Trust […]

  • BBC Studio Tour

    BBC Studio Tour Newcastle

    Wow the Easter holidays have really gone in a flash. But it’s not all doom and gloom. Two lovely Bank Holidays in May to enjoy just around the corner!   Over Easter we enjoyed lots of London fun, but we also managed to do some pretty cool stuff closer to home. The BBC Studio Tour Newcastle […]

  • Arbeia roman fort South Shields

    Arbeia Roman Fort – South Shields

    I have vague recollections from my own childhood of coming to the Arbeia Roman Fort with my Dad and little brother.  I can remember climbing the steps of the reconstructed Fort.  It was great fun to look out over the River Tyne across to North Shields.  Until recently due to my parents relocation,  I knew […]

  • Cafe Fish Scarborough

    Cafe Fish – Scarborough

    Last weekend I packed my bags and headed down to Scarborough for my annual girls weekend. No kids, no responsibilities, plenty of chat and prosecco is the recurring theme of the trip. Our base for the stay is my parents holiday home, Meadowside.  The four bedroomed home is located in the village of Burniston, some 5 […]