Family Day Trip Idea

Looking for somewhere to go with the kids? Even if you don’t have sprogs there are some great ideas for activity based days out, usually with some food thrown in!

National Trust Gibside Market

Every first and third Saturday of the month there’s a delightful little market held in the grounds of Gibside, a National Trust property located not far from Rowlands Gill. As NT members we decided to pop along to see what was…
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North East Vegan Festival, Stadium of Light

Mr. Canny was interested in attending NEVFEST this weekend, a celebration of all things vegan held at the Stadium of Light and organised by Farplace Animal Rescue. We were looking forward to being further enlightened on the array of vegan…
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Durham Lumiere 2015

It was with some excitement we made our way into Duham this weekend to catch Lumiere, which started in 2009 and has grown into the UK’s largest light festival. For 4 nights Durham City is overtaken by this biennial event,…
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Weekly Round Up – Durham

We didn’t get much time to spend with our Brazilian guests so Saturday was extremely important for us to show them the best of the North East. We decided to spend the day in Durham, even though the weather wasn’t…
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Mog on the Tyne, Newcastle

I hadn’t planned on writing a post about Mog on the Tyne, the recently opened cat cafe in Newcastle. I felt other bloggers had done a better job of summing up this fab venture than I ever could (see posts here…
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Robin Hood’s Bay Camping

After our experience of hiring Olive, the VW campervan we visited the Yorkshire Dales in, we bought a tent for spur of the moment family trips away. After all, it doesn’t require too much in the way of planning to…
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Whitby Fun

We’ve previously blogged about our day trip to Whitby specifically to try Humble Pie N Mash, which was fab. On our recent camping trip to Robin Hoods Bay we had to find new places to feature, and discovered Romero Jo’s…
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Proper Food Festival, Whitley Bay

We didn’t head to the 3 day Proper Food Festival on South Shields as we took Jnr away camping to Whitby over the May Bank Holiday weekend. Some things in life are more important that food blogging, although we did…
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