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Galphay in Nidderdale an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Galphay is a pretty little village of about seventy houses, some clustered around the large village green. The village boasts a pub, The Galphay Inn, and village hall. You'll find The Galphay Inn a welcoming place with hand pulled real ales, a varied menu, Thursday night is steak night and various little happenings through the week.…

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Special Treat at the Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park near Grewelthorpe

Joanne and I were invited to join the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust for their Supporters Lunch at the Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park at The Hutts near Grewelthrope which we accepted with great pleasure.…

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Circular Walk from Leyburn, along The Shawl, over Lords Bridge and back to Leyburn in the glorious Yorkshire Dales

Well, I suppose that just about sums it up, the title that is but what a really lovely walk. Start from Leyburn and follow the sign for The Shawl from Commercial Square. Follow the path along the side the children’s playing field, on through the wood, beware of the exposed tree roots, I nearly came a cropper!…

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