Category: North East Days Out

  • 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 […]

  • The Evolution of McDonalds

    Behind the scenes at McDonalds

    On Thursday evening I was invited to take a tour of the Silverlink McDonalds restaurant to see how modern technology is changing the face of this well-known fast food brand.  McDonalds have been in the UK since 1974 and have expanded with over 1,249 branches in the UK alone.   Like most people we are partial […]

  • Things to do in Skegness

    8 Things to do in Skegness

    We were looking for things to do in Skegness, that wasn’t Butlins. Don’t get me wrong we love staying and playing in Butlins, but there has to be more to the area. So, on our Halloween week break, we left the safety of the chalets to find what else there is to do in Skegness. […]