Monthly Archive: May, 2017

Glamis Castle – with Kids

The birthplace of Princess Margaret, the childhood home of the Queen Mother, also (less peacefully) the home of Shakespeare’s character Macbeth, Glamis Castle in the Angus countryside is a grand destination. It’s now… Continue reading

How to Avoid Queues and Fast Track at Jorvik Viking Centre, York

I’d planned to write a review of the much loved Jorvik Viking Centre, which reopened its doors in early April 2017. But considering how hugely popular it is I think this post, on dodging the queues, will be more helpful.

Photo Journal – Sailing Loch Katrine on Sir Walter Scott

Photo Journal – aboard the steamship Sir Walter Scott on Loch Katrine

Culloden Battlefield, with Children?

I remember visiting Culloden as a child, about eight years old, and whilst I can’t say I ‘enjoyed’ it, because who does enjoy visiting a gruesome battlefield, I remember it made a positive, strong… Continue reading

York’s Chocolate Story

You hardly have to drag a child screaming to York’s Chocolate Story – it’s a museum about their favourite food – but how does it actually work for families?