A Hackfall Woods walk

I keep hearing about fantastic walking near Masham, (pronounced Massum, but don’t quote me!) and although we’ve walked in the beautiful Nidderdale countryside, never actually made it there. That was, until a cold winters day when we needed to walk off some festive tummies. It was time to wrap up and get some lovely fresh…

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Lotherton Hall Christmas Experience

I was gutted to miss the press night at Lotherton Hall for their Christmas Experience, but we were kindly given a press pass for another day to visit. We’ve visited Lotherton Hall a few times, and so I was looking forward to the ‘Twelve Days of Christmas Woodland Walk’ and Enchanted Fairy Dell. We unfortunately…

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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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