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,
Wild Walks in Nidderdale launched by Springwatch Star!
This would seem like a lovely thing to try, wild walking! Lindsey Chapman, the BBC wildlife presenter and Patron of The Wild Watch in Nidderdale AONB, has launched three new Wild Walks.
Lofthouse to Scar House Reservoir in Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
What a truly wonderful walk. Was it the weather? Was it the terrain? Was it the fantastic views? All these things made this walk quite special. It’s been years since I’ve walked in upper Nidderdale, I’d nearly forgotten how beautiful it can be.
Circular walk from Masham, venturing to Hackfall Wood, Grewelthorpe, Nutwith Common Wood and back to Masham
For this walk of just over ten miles you really will need your map! OS Landranger 99. We set off on a wonderful autumnal day from Masham, easily parking our cars in the market place.
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.
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.
Looking for somewhere to stay in Masham?
If you haven't visited Masham before you don't know what you're missing and if you have maybe it's time you returned for another visit! We have properties in Masham ranging in size from 1 bedroom apartments sleeping 2, to 4 bedroom houses sleeping 6 and some welcome dogs too.
Grewelthorpe in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Beauty
Grewelthorpe, again where does the name originate from? To quote ‘the name Grewelthorpe derives from the words Gruel and Thorpe, Gruel being a family name and thorpe meaning "outlying farmstead", the village is also
Parkrun every Saturday at Fountains Abbey in Nidderdale AONB. Getting ready for the off!
Are you a ‘parkrunner’? Have you heard of parkrun? I didn’t until just a little while ago when my daughter Joanne started entering into the spirit of parkrun. She now takes the grandchildren and they all love it!
Visit Masham, an interesting town on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale AONB
Have you ever visited Masham? Situated just on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty it’s a visit not to be put off any longer! If you’ve been you’ll know all about the