Nostell Priory and butterfly hunting!

We recently visited Nostell Priory a National Trust site just on the edge of Wakefield. We had spent some lovely days there last summer so this time visited with friends. I wanted to take part in the big butterfly count too and I know Nostell has an abundance of fantastic butterflies. I downloaded the spotter…

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A recipe for a great day in Hawes

We recently had a great day out in Hawes in the heart of the Yorkshire dales in Wensleydale. It included everything to make a great day and keep everyone happy. Here’s our recipe for a great day out in Hawes: Walking – Mummy’s choice to get everyone outside enjoying the fresh air and hips and…

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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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Grassington, Linton, Burnsall Walk

Our half term activities were thwarted somewhat by the weather AGAIN! I can’t wait for spring to arrive and better weather as at the moment we just seem to be going from one storm to another. We did manage a small walk from Grassington to Burnsall recently, walking along the River Wharfe but the wind…

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