22/05/20

When all this is over!

Joanne and I were talking the other day of the things we were missing doing whilst we’re in lockdown and everything closed but also of things that we hadn’t done for a while here in the glorious Yorkshire Dales.…

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09/01/20

When is a hamlet a village and the other way round?

I thought I might mention some of the tiny settlements in the dale and felt I had a good idea as to the difference between a hamlet and a village, i.e. the number of inhabitants or houses there but interestingly there is more to it.…

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19/08/19

Walking from West Burton in Wensleydale in a circular manner, a short walk of about 4 miles

I suppose I have done this walk so many times I’ve never thought to relay it here but doing the route the other day felt it was just too good for anyone to miss. Easy going apart from a couple short ascents, lovely views so take your camera, along with your map of course if you’re not sure of the route.…

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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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14/07/19

The Fabulous Richmondshire Concerts start again in September!

For a couple years husband Geoff and I having been enjoying the Richmondshire Concerts as ‘proper’ members and many years before that as guests. The Richmondshire Concerts have been running for over 70 years, featuring professional classical musicians…

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02/07/19

Great things happening in July in Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale AONB

Great things are going to be happening in the glorious Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale AONB this July.…

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