Masham Sheep Fair 2021!
I’m sorry to say by the time we managed to wander up into Masham Market Place on Saturday 25 September to visit Masham Sheep Fair most of the fun had…
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…
Upland calcareous grassland in the Yorkshire Dales?
You’ll have to bear with me for this one, and there again you may be interested, but as you’ve been walking the hills in the Yorkshire Dales have you noticed…
One Day by Donna Ashworth, a beautiful poem of hope
A lovely friend of mine sent this poem to me and felt I needed to share with you, do hope you enjoy. The poem is written by Donna Ashworth and the image, One Day, is by the wonderful Charlie Mackesy, author of ‘The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse’
Circular walk from Swinton Bivouac near Masham to Leighton and Roundhill Reservoirs and back via Ilton in the Nidderdale AONB
Nidderdale AONB was our destination and our route began just over four miles from Masham. On a good autumn morning we parked and set off on our walk from Swinton Bivouac, along to Leighton and Roundhill Reservoirs, up on to the moor and back down to Ilton and returning to the bivouac for lunch.
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.
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.
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.
Saturday morning at the market in Masham in the glorious Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale AONB
It seemed an awful long time since I was last in Masham this Saturday. Geoff and I had gone down to Masham to be with Joanne and the grandchildren in our little ‘bubble’ and Joanne and I decided to have a wander up into town to have a look at the market