Circular walk from Richmond to find Willance’s Leap
On a bright, shining, truly stunning winter’s day we set off from Richmond in a westerly direction to find the monument at Willance’s Leap, an interesting if gory story but well worth a read and well worth walking to!
Richmond in North Yorkshire, the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales
I picked up a leaflet about Richmond the other day, a town we’ve often visited but yet not really visited reading the leaflet. It’s known to be a town of breathtaking beauty, inspiring painters and poets, past & present. WOW!
The Fabulous annual Swaledale Festival! 23 May until 6 June 2020
The fabulous Swaledale Festival will be held this year from 23 May until 6 June. A truly fantastic and varied programme of music, arts and walking all held in a variety of places and venues in Swaledale and Wensleydale in the glorious Yorkshire Dales.
Exhibitions this summer in the glorious Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale AONB
As always there are various exhibitions to enjoy during your stay in the glorious Yorkshire Dales and I’ve noted just a few to wet your appetite! Ripon Museums have Rogues and Vagabonds until 7 December 2019
The Fabulous Richmondshire Concerts start again in September!
For a couple years husband Geoff and I having been enjoying the Richmondshire Concerts as ‘proper’ members and many years before that as guests. The Richmondshire Concerts have been running for over 70 years, featuring professional classical musicians
Circular Walk from Richmond Racecourse
I didn’t even know there was a racecourse in Richmond, sadly it’s no longer used as a racecourse but it definitely was and was definitely used as such. Race meetings were held until 1891 when poor attendances resulted in its closure.
The Georgian Theatre Experience at The Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond
Joanne and I were invited to the Georgian Theatre Royal in Richmond for a look behind the scenes! Literally! We arrived on a rainy Wednesday afternoon, along with others, and thoroughly enjoyed an interesting and informative hour or so led by our volunteer guide.
Tour de Yorkshire, Stage 3, Richmond to Scarborough Saturday 5 May!
There’ll be great excitement again at the beginning of May when the Tour de Yorkshire comes to the dales. Stage One and Two are in south and west Yorkshire but on Saturday 5 May the peloton will be setting of from
Richmond Walking and Book Festival 24 September until 2 October
Books and boots, walks and words, that’s how it’s described by the organisers and how appropriate. Enjoy glorious walking, exploring, illustrated talks, workshops………… This will be the twelfth annual Richmond