Category: North East Days Out

  • Longlox Pamper Party

    Longlox Salon Kids Pamper Party

    Abigail started talking about her 7th birthday party in the Spring, more or less the day after her 6th Birthday.  A Vue cinema party was the first idea but this was soon changed to Build a Bear, swiftly followed by Clip and Climb, trampolining, and Pizza Hut.  The option of no party instead opting for  […]

  • Butterfly Cabinet Heaton

    Butterfly Cabinet, Heaton Review

    For what seems to be 10 years we’ve driven past the Butterfly Cabinet and previously Belle and Herbs. Every time we went be there was a huge queue and we said: “we must try there one day”. It’s daft that it has taken so long to eventually getting around to it. Friends that have been had mentioned that […]

  • The Hoopers Family Photo Shoot

    The Hooper Hotlist of 2017

    Happy New Year from the Hoopers! 2017 has been a brilliant year for Here Come the Hoopers and we are still on cloud nine from our UK Blog Award finalist news.  Roll on April to see if we have won! I can’t honestly believe that at the middle of this month we will have been […]

  • Setting up a Dwarf Hamster Cage.

    We got Dwarf Hamsters for Christmas!

    After nearly 2 years of looking into a pet for our girls, we eventually decided to surprise them with Dwarf Hamsters. I’ll add that this was one of their Christmas presents, but that wasn’t the reason we got them. While deciding a Dog wasn’t going to fit that well into our lives we felt that Dwarf […]

  • Enchanted Belsay 2017

    Enchanted Belsay – English Heritage

    Belsay Hall is an English Heritage Property not too far away from us in Ponteland.  Like most English Heritage properties the Hall is a shell of a building and often used as a gallery to house art installations. The last time we went to the property was in 2009 when Stella McCartney had her glass […]

  • The Bryherstones Country Inn Sunday Lunch

    The Bryherstones Sunday Lunch, Burniston

    On our recent weekend in Scarborough, we headed to the Brytherstones Country Inn for Sunday lunch.  My parents and Nana had come down to spend the day with us, so thought I’d better book somewhere in advance.  Our first goto site was TripAdvisor and we were swamped with options. We’re always looking for somewhere new […]

  • Hadrian's Tipi Newcastle 2017

    Hadrians Tipi, Newcastle 2017

    Always looking for a new adventure we thought it would be fun to try out Hadrian’s Tipi, Newcastle on its opening weekend. Sure, if it’s just opened not many people will know about it! If we go around 5 pm on a Saturday night there’ll be loads of space and plenty of atmospheres! Or as it turned […]

  • Crepe Affaire

    Sweet and Savoury Crêpe at Crêpe Affaire, Newcastle

    We’ve been slowly working our way around Newcastle latest foodie focus, in Eldon Square. Grey’s Quarter is full of great options to snack and munch on with a variety of budgets. Today is Crêpe Affaire’s turn. To celebrate their 1 year anniversary in the Grey’s Quarter, they approached several bloggers to review their Crêpes. We couldn’t say […]