Nostell Priory, Wakefield

Nostell Priory, Wakefield

Setting off early one weekend we decided to visit Nostell Priory on the outskirts of Wakefield in West Yorkshire.  Approaching Wakefield we stopped off for breakfast rolls and coffee at the Union Rooms in Batley which is just around the corner from a Mill Outlet so we had a quick look in there before moving …

Continue reading Nostell Priory, Wakefield

The National Coal Mining Museum for England

The National Coal Mining Museum

When researching my family history I discovered that I had numerous ancestors who had spent their working lives as coal miners so I thought it would be interesting to visit the National Coal Mining Museum for England and learn what it was like to work down a coal mine.  The museum opened in 1988 and …

Continue reading The National Coal Mining Museum

Christmas at Lotherton Hall

Lotherton Hall Christmas Experience

The weather may have been dull and dreary but what better way to get into the spirit of Christmas than to attend a festive event.  When an invitation dropped into my inbox to preview the Lotherton Hall Christmas Experience, I was excited to find out more. The Lotherton Estate is situated in the north of …

Continue reading Lotherton Hall Christmas Experience

Outside the National Science & Media Museum, Bradford

The National Science & Media Museum, Bradford

After enjoying our visit to MediaCityUK in Salford we decided it was time to take a look around the National Science and Media Museum based in Bradford, West Yorkshire.  The museum is devoted to Film, Photography and Television and the science of light and sound, which is part of the National Science group. The museum is …

Continue reading The National Science & Media Museum, Bradford