03.02.2020

Rudding Park Hotel and Spa is the latest “It” hotel and if you haven’t heard of it then you must have been living under a rock. Situated just outside of Harrogate, Rudding Park really does have it all. I’ve had my eye on Rudding Park Hotel and Spa for sometime now and just before Christmas my husband and I were kindly gifted an overnight stay; which included dinner, use of the rooftop spa and breakfast. With that in mind, we d...

29.01.2020

Harbottle Castle and The Drake Stone can be found in the magical Northumberland National Park. Sited on the edge of the MoD firing ranges, in an area bursting with prehistoric remains, the Drake Stone is a 30 foot tall sandstone erratic perched conspicuously on a ridge above Coquetdale. Only an 8.5-mile drive North West of Rothbury, The stone has a legend of supernatural healing powers and having been a meeting place of the dr...

13.01.2020

Over the past few years, Newcastle’s City Centre has had an abundance of new bars and restaurants popping up left, right and center.  Variety is the word that sums up Newcastle's pub and bar scene. From cool, cutting-edge hangouts to homely, relaxed venues; the city caters to all tastes.

Louie’s Liquor Store NCL is the newest attraction to the Newcastle bar scene.  The American-style dive bar in Newcastle’s Nelson Street offers...

10.01.2020

Right, before you start reading this i thought i'd just warn you that it a long one so go and make yourself a cuppa or pour yourself a glass of prosecco depending on the time of day and make yourself comfy. I absolutely, throughly enjoyed this break so much that i wanted to make sure i didn't miss anything out! So, here goes... 

Harrogate is a town in North Yorkshire, east of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Famous for its cr...

07.11.2019

As I’m sure you’ve all gathered now, there’s nothing more I love than being in the great outdoors. Living in Northumberland, we are spoilt for choice for countryside. One place that has been on my list for some time now has been Hareshaw Linn, another waterfall to add to the list.

Hareshaw Linn is an enchanting waterfall situated in the beautiful village of Bellingham. Bellingham is nestled on the banks of the North Tyne and is...

09.10.2019

We recently moved into our new home and in return received many a bottle of champagne as a moving in presents… my friends and family know me all too well! If you follow me on social media you’ll know I’m a huge advocate for supporting local businesses so when one of my girls brought me one of her Whiff Boxes as a moving in present I just had to share it with you all.

So, what is a Scentsy by Alice Whiff Box I hear you say? Scen...

07.10.2019

Being the tender age of only 12 years old when Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone hit the big screen, both the films and the books has played quite a big part in my life. Being a muggle, I’ve always been fascination by all things witch craft and wizardry so when an owl landed at my desk in the studio (yeah, I wish) to invite my family and I to Linden Hall to experience their Harry Potter Package I just couldn’t contain m...

10.09.2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel is an internationally recognised brand so when I was contacted for a gifted stay at the hotel, naturally, I accepted. Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Newcastle International Airport is situated adjacent to Newcastle International Airport and is approximately 7 miles from Newcastle City Centre.

We decided to coincide our trip with our 3 year wedding anniversary as the hotel, also, kindly gifted us drinks a...

09.09.2019

Newcastle City Centre is bursting at the seams with culture, heritage and the beautiful River Tyne with its abundance of bridges. With entertainment for all ages, cultural attractions, picturesque parks and the coast only a short drive or tube journey away – Newcastle is the perfect destination for a weekend away.

You’ll be spoilt for choice for hotels in Newcastle City Centre but if you’re after something a little bit differen...

07.08.2019

It’s week two of the Summer holidays (I think, I don’t even know where I am right now… send help in the form of a bottle of prosecco please), you’ve done pretty much everything on your “keep the kids entertained” list and your bank account has taken a bashing. Don’t get me wrong, it’s amazing spending all this time with my child but, boy oh boy, is it hard work trying to keep a 5 year old busy, who needs a routine and just doe...

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