The Queens Platinum Jubilee Celebrations in Masham 2 until 5 June 2022
If you are here in the glorious Yorkshire Dales over the weekend of the Queens Platinum Jubilee Celebrations be sure to visit Masham! Their programme of events is outstanding, starting…
Knaresborough in between Ripon and Harrogate on the edge of Nidderdale
If you plan to have a day in Knareborough you’re sure to have a lovely yet interesting time. Knaresborough is found in between Harrogate and Ripon next to the River…
The 50th Anniversary of the Swaledale Festival 28 May until 11 June 2022
This year is the 50th anniversary of the wonderful Swaledale Festival, how time flies when you’re enjoying yourselves! An amazing programme of music, walks, films, workshops, talks, a fun day,…
Find your way around with OS Maps on foot, cycling, riding….
For a while now I’ve felt I should be talking about OS Maps for digital devices. I’m sure quite a few of you will have already experienced this invaluable tool…
The Joys of Autumn in the glorious Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale AONB
Every year my husband Geoff and I have a discussion about the leaves on the trees in autumn. He always maintains the leaves will be all be on the ground leaving the trees bare by Bonfire Night (sorry to remind you I know there won’t be a Bonfire Night this year) I say the leaves will still be there on the trees!
Christmas is coming to Lightwater Valley. Easily found in between Masham and Ripon
Families can discover a whole host of festive fun as Christmas comes to Lightwater Valley on selected dates from Saturday, 21st November – Wednesday, 23rd December 2020.
Spooktacular Fun at Lightwater Valley
Something spooky is coming to Lightwater Valley this Half Term from Saturday, 24th – Saturday, 31st October.
On the hunt for Six Mosaic’s on the Bartle Trail near West Witton in Wensleydale
One hot afternoon we set of in search of the Bartle Trail and six mosaics dotted on the hillside above West Witton in Wensleydale. There is an official Bartle Trail walk going up Kagram, Green Gate, Nossil End and Stony Gate but having walked that way
Brymore Ice Cream parlour, a lovely walk on a sunny afternoon in the Yorkshire Dales
Our little family all decided to meet at Brymor Ice Cream Parlour at High Jervaulx near Masham, have a walk and then finish with one of their super ice creams. We parked at Brymor, plenty of parking and all socially spaced, donned boots and hats etc and set off for a walk just less than five miles, mostly easy going.
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.