20-21 March: Cab It! at the National Railway Museum York

A must for locomotive enthusiasts and a great day out for families – especially those with young children. Get up close to the incredible machines that have powered industry and tourism in our country for nearly 2 centuries. Marvel at the design and construction of these intricate machines and climb aboard to experience the life of a driver. [...]

First time skier at Xscape

The Winter Olympics in Vancouver have inspired many people to look at sports often overlooked at other times of the year, and rather than take up the Luge or Curling, I fancied a bit of skiing, particularly appealing having watched the madcap Ski Cross the other night. [...]