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16/02/20

Ripon Museums ready for 2020

Step back in time and follow the story of poverty, crime and punishment through our three museums when they re-open on Saturday 8th February at the Ripon Museums.…

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24/11/19

Visit Abbeys and Castles in the glorious Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale AONB

If you’re into ancient history, and even if you’re not, you’ll enjoy exploring the abbeys and castles found in the dales. A favourite of Joanne’s and family is Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Deer Park near Ripon…

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21/10/19

Hard Banks Ice Cream Parlour and Coffee Shop, just off the A684 in between Aysgarth and Bainbridge in Wensleydale

The latest news in the glorious Yorkshire Dales is the recently opened new ice parlour! We thought we’d give it a go, we had our grandson George staying for the weekend and thought he might appreciate going and having a look too!…

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07/10/19

Our visit to Brymor in the school holidays by Millie, daughter and grand daughter

During the school holidays we thought it would be nice to go to Brymor Ice Cream Parlour with some friends. I walked in and looked at the menu board. There was a massive amount of choices making it almost impossible to decide which one I wanted.…

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22/09/19

Our visit to the Wensleydale Creamery in Hawes

Joanne and I made our way through the most beautiful countryside to Hawes and to the Wensleydale Creamery, it’s been a while since we last went but had heard that a lot had been happening since we were there.…

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14/08/19

Newby Hall near Ripon, a truly special day out for all the family

To visit Newby Hall near Ripon is to visit one of the finest Adam’s houses in Britain.  Built in the 1690s by Sir Christopher Wren the house was later enlarged and adapted by John Carr and subsequently Robert Adam.…

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