Bank holiday fun at National Trust Formby Beach

It’s not often that a bank holiday Monday is combined with a decent weather forecast and glorious sunshine. The children were desperate to go to a beach and build sand castles. We usually head to Yorkshire’s east coast, choosing either Filey or Whitby, but wanted something different this time. We’ve recently become National Trust members…

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Beningbrough Hall

At last the weekend brought us sunshine and the feeling that indeed Spring is here. A great day for a family adventure and we headed to Beningbrough Hall, a National trust site not far from York. We’ve finally decided to buy National Trust membership, so this was the perfect opportunity to get it and use…

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Fabulous Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal

With the glorious weather this weekend we took the opportunity to plan a trip to Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal water garden  a world heritage site near Ripon. After a week cooped up with an infection and a training ban I was eager to get back out and do some walking, especially in glorious weather….

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Hardcastle Crags Bank Holiday Adventure!

  On the recent Bank Holiday Monday, we decided to have an adventure to Hardcastle Crags which is only about 40 minutes away from us. It’s a National Trust Site with scenic woodland, streams, weirs, stepping stones an old converted Mill, and plenty of footpaths. It sounded just our sort of place! With it being…

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Beautiful Brimham Rocks

  Our adventure this time took us to the beautiful Brimham rocks near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire. I’ve wanted to go here since I was a kid and have loved the pictures I’ve seen of the rock formations. It’s a National Trust site and we decided to use one of their suggested walks in the…

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