July 2nd - July 4th
Wednesday 4th July 2018
Last few in the shop, rest of us spent up and ready for home.
Last few rides at Diggerland. Then heading home. Still for about 6pm. We are shattered but we have had a great time.
Please park and wait outside Car park.
Even more photos from Diggerland
More photos from Diggerland
Photos from Diggerland
Arrived at diggerland. Watching safety video then having lunch.
All back on buses. Off to diggerland!
Still working our way round around the scary world of York dungeons. Cannot take photos inside, but will send more later.
Working our way through the rooms at the dungeons. Lots of true horrid stories. Learning about the plague, Dock Turpin, Kings and Queens.
Just arrived at York Dungeon. Miss has told us it is like horrible histories, and we will learn about life in York a long time ago.
Climbing the steps to the tower.
Off the buses and heading for the dungeons. Going to have quick walk around Clifford’s Tower first though.
Loading our cases back onto the minibuses and saying goodbye to all the lovely staff at safestay.
Eating our breakfast. More toast and jam. Lots of pastries.
All up and very sleepy. Had another great night sleeping lots. All getting packed for last day of fun.
Tuesday 3rd July 2018
All back safe and sound at the hotel and watching the football. Off to bed at 10pm. Been another brilliant day. Night xx
Cruising back down the river. Lots of people waving at us.
Arrived at the quay side. Boarded the boat and waiting to set off on our evening cruise. Weather still gorgeous.
Had a wonderful day at Lightwater Valley.
We are now at McDonalds waiting for our tea.
The big swing.
Mini Dipper time!
To the biggest pirate ship!!!
A bigger pirate ship!
Pirate land. Sun is still shining.
Chilling with refreshments and ice creams.
Riding the tractor.
Eating picnic lunch.
Doing all the spinny ones before lunch!
Riding the wild horses.
Flying high at Lightwater!!!
Arrived and starting Lightwater valley adventure.
first ride of the day. Train ride round all the park to see what we want to go on.
Collecting our packed lunch.
Eating our breakfast in the dining room. Croissants , toast, juice etc.
Miss Dacosta says we were stars last night. All settled really well quickly and slept lots.
All up and raring to go.
All up safe and sound and getting showered and sun cream on for the day. Breakfast is at 8am this morning.
Monday 2nd July 2018
Arriving back at hotel for the night. All in bedrooms now. Having showers and getting stuff ready for another exciting day tomorrow. Lights out 10pm. Night night.
Dancing at party time. Finished our brownies and ice cream.
Letting off party poppers to celebrate our leavers. We have been sharing our special memories and funniest times at Irlam Endowed.
The food is amazing. Loads of it and really tasty.
Pre -dinner drinks around our fancy table.
We are singing to our favourite songs.
All seated in the restaurant. We have decorated the tables.
Arrived at the hotel restaurant. Just waiting for everything to be set up, then we will head inside to eat our meal.
All settled in our rooms, unpacked and getting ready for night out.
Eating ice cream next to York Minster.
Back on the bus for the full tour.
Going all the way round.
Out of chocolate story, stuffed!!!
Now walking down the beautiful Shambles.
Learning how chocolate is made.
Half way round the chocolate tour. We have learned where cocoa beans come from and how chocolate is made. We have eaten lots of free chocolate including quality street.
Just arrived at York Chocolate Story, waiting for our guided tour.
Hopped off the bus to eat our lunch in the shade.
All on the tour bus now.
Have dropped our cases at the hotel, have parked up and are now waiting for the bus. Due in 5 mins.
Stopped for a quick loo break. Only 10 mins from York now.
we are on our way.
Ready to set off. Really excited. Keep checking the blog!!