Wensleydale in the glorious Yorkshire Dales
Wensleydale to the east of the Yorkshire Dales is a wide, generous, graceful dale. Some may say majestic, some beautiful, some green and verdant, interesting, forever changing. But of course…
Beautiful Open Gardens in The Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale AONB
Perhaps it’s at this time of year that our thoughts turn to the beautiful Open Gardens that we have. Here in the dales, do we have more than our fair…
The Three Inch Fools at Constable Burton Hall in Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales
If you enjoy Shakespeare you’ll very much enjoy watching the Three Inch Fools, in fact I defy you not to anyway! The Three Inch Fools, a small touring company, have…
Bedale Heritage Trail, explore Bedale like never before!
Feeling in need of some inspiration I ventured into the Masham Community Office to pick up some leaflets and found a few things I haven’t written about in the blog, one being the Bedale Heritage Trail. I knew there were some lovely old and interesting buildings in Bedale but not a trail set out to follow with information to find out about each.
Thorpe Perrow Arboretum near Bedale in Lower Wensleydale
Over thirty years ago would be the is first time I visited the Arboretum at Thorpe Perrow, in my ignorance I didn’t even know what an arboretum was! It was a WI trip, an evening event, a summer evening I suppose, but remember it was cold and not at all sunny but was still very impressed with what I saw even then.
The Tour de Yorkshire comes to the glorious Yorkshire Dales
Wow! What an exciting May Bank holiday weekend! The Tour de Yorkshire came through on Friday and Sunday. We were at the finish line in Bedale on Friday and then on Sunday watched them all going past in Masham.
Tour de Yorkshire 2019
Excitement is definitely brewing in the dales for the arrival of the Tour de Yorkshire over the weekend of 2 until 5 May with 38 teams competing. 3 May is Stage 2 for the men and Stage 1 for the women arriving in Harrogate from around 3pm onwards,
The Wensleydale Railway Christmas Events for 2018
There seems to be so much happening on the Wensleydale Railway end of November and into December that I thought it was well worth a mention on its own. Follow the link for full information The Wensleydale Railway but
Remember to visit Bedale whilst you’re here in the Yorkshire Dales
Bedale a lovely Georgian market town with cobbled setts and interesting architecture. There are independent shops, walks along the river, bowling green, small museum at Bedale Hall, a park, golf course, and St Gregory’s, a very beautiful church.