My New Year Tradition.

I have a New Year tradition which started about 7 or 8 years ago. A friend and I pick a date in January and head off on a walk, wander or if we’re feeling brave, a hike. It started with a blustery climb up Pen-Y-Ghent back in 2011 (I think). It was blowing a gale,…… Continue reading My New Year Tradition.

Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival 2017

      For two weeks of the year the village of Kettlewell is taken over by scarecrows from all walks of life. The residents take part in this wonderful festival, adorning their homes and gardens with funny arrangements, historical figures and topical celebrities.   We bought our ‘Grown Ups’ trail map for £1.00 at…… Continue reading Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival 2017

Summer Adventures! Malham Cove

    Malham Cove is a geologists dream with it’s unusual limestone pavements, creating clints (limestone blocks) and grykes (the gaps in between), these are quite unusual formations for England. It really is an astonishing place to visit, entirely peaceful and so beautiful. A huge waterfall once cascaded over Malham Cove, a magnificent sight that…… Continue reading Summer Adventures! Malham Cove