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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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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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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