An easy day in Northallerton, North Yorkshire’s County Town
A friend and I met in Northallerton as she mentioned she had never really been and was interested to have a stroll round. She came on the train so I…
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!
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.
West Witton in glorious Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales
West Witton is a linear village perched on the lower slopes of Penhill in Wensleydale, a settlement known to have been here since Anglo Saxon times. Stone cottages, Georgian houses, a hint of Victorian, new builds all add to the mix of this vibrant little village with its thriving community.
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
Pinker’s Pond, Hullo Bridge over the River Cover and Middleham all in Coverdale in the glorious Yorkshire Dales!
Last Saturday brought beautiful weather and we decided how nice it would be to meet at Pinker’s Pond, have a picnic by the tarn and then enjoy a walk into Coverdale. Our walk was just four miles long and no tricky hills.
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.
When all this is over!
Joanne and I were talking the other day of the things we were missing doing whilst we’re in lockdown and everything closed but also of things that we hadn’t done for a while here in the glorious Yorkshire Dales.