Easter Fun at Lightwater Valley Saturday 4th – Sunday 19th April 2020
The theme park will be opening this Easter Holidays from Saturday 4th – Sunday 19th April for a fortnight full of fun for all the family.
March in the glorious Yorkshire Dales
There's always lots going on around the dales and this March there is plenty to see and do, just a few ideas below.
Ripon Museums ready for 2020
Step back in time and follow the story of poverty, crime and punishment through our three museums when they re-open on Saturday 8th February at the Ripon Museums.
Carols by Candlelight at Fountains Abbey in Ripon
What a lovely Christmassy experience we had last Sunday in the run up to Christmas. A short walk takes us from Fountains Abbey reception to the abbey itself, a most impressive building as you would expect from a World Heritage Site.
Newby Hall near Ripon, a truly special day out for all the family
To visit Newby Hall near Ripon is to visit one of the finest Adam’s houses in Britain. Built in the 1690s by Sir Christopher Wren the house was later enlarged and adapted by John Carr and subsequently Robert Adam.
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 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.
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.
Great things happening in the Yorkshire Dales and surrounds in the lead up to Christmas 2018!
There’s always fun and excitement in December, as everywhere, with Christmas trees appearing, along with the usual Christmas decorations. Carols wafting on the breeze as you wander round the towns and just a general hum getting louder as the big day approaches!
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