Rockliffe Hall Brasserie restaurant review

I have a hit list of places around the North East that I want to go. For a long time, Rockliffe Hall has been on that list. I have several friends who go there for big treats like anniversary date…

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Top 7 places to visit with children in the North East at summer

My 5 year old breaks up from school today and I have nothing planned for the 6 weeks yet. Eeek! I’m starting to panic a little! What I want to do is write a load of things we can do…

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Tanfield Railway’s North Pole Express vs the Weardale Polar Express

Last weekend we went to Tanfield Railway’s North Pole Express. Last year we went to Weardale’s Polar Express. Given I often hear parents asking which is best, I thought I would compare the two. Parking and arrival Tanfield Express We were…

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Review: Thaikhun kids meals, Metro Centre

When I was a kid the Metro Centre had the courtyard for eating. I remember jacket potatoes and Chinese food, and maybe a Burger King? If you haven’t been since then you wouldn’t recognise the restaurant quarter or Qube as…

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Family place review: Role Play, Hebburn

I now have a new favourite play place! Yesterday we went to check out the recently opened Role Play in Hebburn and I fell in love. I liked it so much I booked it for Arlo’s 5th birthday party in…

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