Days Out

THE COOLEST ATTRACTION

THE COOLEST ATTRACTION

    The coolest attraction in Leeds returns this week as Millennium Square welcomes back the popular Ice Cube outdoor skating rink. Now in its 16th year, the Ice Cube will be open today, Friday, January 22 until Sunday, February 21 2016 and is organised by Leeds City Council with support from media partners Capital […]

SCHOOLS OUT SOON!

SCHOOLS OUT SOON!

  A fantastic week of everything from music and history, science and nature, to arts and crafts will help keep the family busy at Leeds Museums and Galleries this half term. Lotherton Hall will be celebrating all things feathered during their Love Birds week, which runs from Saturday, Feb 14 until Sunday, Feb 21 every […]

TROPICAL WORLD WELCOMES BACK AN OLD FRIEND

TROPICAL WORLD WELCOMES BACK AN OLD FRIEND

A very popular Leeds’ visitor attraction has welcomed back one of its most loved residents. After adorning the aquarium wall as a fun, colourful design for over 23 years, Olly the Octopus will once again be delighting both young and old visitors to the Arnold and Marjorie Ziff Tropical World after taking up residence at […]

THE GREAT ESCAPE

THE GREAT ESCAPE

Visitors to one of Leeds’ most popular visitor attractions are being advised that they will not be able to see the meerkats for a short while, after a number of the gang attempted a Great Escape type breakout from their enclosure! Work is now being undertaken by members of staff to secure the meerkat area […]

Downton Abbey experience

Downton Abbey experience

I’ve always had a vivid imagination which has helped me to be successful in my chosen careers – but the moment I drove through Carlton Tower’s 18th century gates it went into overdrive. Driving down the winding road through the estate’s vast expanse of parkland, dotted with centuries old oak trees, the dying rays of […]

MARTON CUM GRAFTON OPENS ITS GLORIOUS GARDENS

MARTON CUM GRAFTON OPENS ITS GLORIOUS GARDENS

This fun-packed day, offers a rare opportunity to explore the secrets of the hidden and private gardens of this charming village. They come in all shapes and sizes and the village’s elevated position allows for spectacular views over to the Dales (west) and White Horse (east). Marton cum Grafton’s Open Gardens is a wonderful day […]

Wentbridge House

Wentbridge House

Wentbridge House Hotel in Pontefract is launching the ‘Wentbridge Walk’, offering visitors the chance to explore the stunning scenery and diverse wildlife that West Yorkshire has to offer including the opportunity to see the magnesium limestone meadows – a rare sight in Britain, a colony of dark green fritillary butterflies and extraordinary species of birds […]

Leeds Valentines Fun Fair

Leeds Valentines Fun Fair

It’s the UK’s largest Valentines Event, and back in Leeds for the Half Term holidays will be the famous Valentines Fun Fair opening Valentines Day.On Friday Leeds Utd made the decision to change their game originally planned for Tue 19 Feb to Wed 20 Feb which has resulted in the fair not being able to […]

York castle museum!

York castle museum!

Take a trip back to childhood in York this half term as the city’s two largest museums break open the toy cupboard. The National Railway Museum’s Big Fun with Little Trains and York Castle Museum’s Toy Stories both open in time for the school holiday (February 16). At the National Railway Museum there will be […]

Christmas cracker as bigger Christkindelmarkt heads for Leeds

Christmas cracker as bigger Christkindelmarkt heads for Leeds

Now in its 11th year, the Christkindelmarkt opens on Millennium Square on Friday 9 November with a scenic winter village made up of more than 40 traditional wooden chalet stalls from Germany offering Christmas gifts, food and entertainment. Organised by Leeds City Council in partnership with Frankfurt City Council and supported by media partners Real […]