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…
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…
RIPON SANCTUARY WALK
It’s been a few years now since I heard about the Ripon Sanctuary Walk and felt it would be a lovely walk to try. And so the day came, our…
The Yorkshire Dales National Park voted best in Europe!
So now it must be official, what we’ve known all along that the Yorkshire Dales National Park is the best, the best in Europe that is and eleventh in the world as voted by users of Tripadvisor. Quite an accolade but how could it not be so?
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.
When is a hamlet a village and the other way round?
I thought I might mention some of the tiny settlements in the dale and felt I had a good idea as to the difference between a hamlet and a village, i.e. the number of inhabitants or houses there but interestingly there is more to it.
Walking from West Burton in Wensleydale in a circular manner, a short walk of about 4 miles
I suppose I have done this walk so many times I’ve never thought to relay it here but doing the route the other day felt it was just too good for anyone to miss. Easy going apart from a couple short ascents, lovely views so take your camera, along with your map of course if you’re not sure of the route.
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.
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
Great things happening in July in Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale AONB
Great things are going to be happening in the glorious Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale AONB this July.