Dark Skies in Yorkshire

World-famous vet-turned- author, James Herriot, proclaimed it to be the finest view in England and now visitors are...

Jorvik Viking Festival

Recognised as the largest festival of its type in Europe, York’s annual Viking festival is a celebration of all things...

York’s Ice Trail: Our very own Beasts from the East?

Not this year!  The 2019 theme of York’s popular Ice Trail was ‘Myths and Legends’ involving lots of beasts, but the...

Welcome to 2020 in Yorkshire!

A warm welcome to 2020 from Yorkshire’s Blue Badge Guides!   Our blog this year is going to focus on wonderful events...

The National Railway Museum

No visit to the beautiful and historic city of York is complete without spending at least a couple of hours in the...

Wentworth Woodhouse – A Star is Reborn 

“Darling some guests have invited themselves over to stay” “Splendid, who is it?” “Why it’s only the King and Queen of...

Alcuin of York – Lighting up the Dark Ages with a bit of brain training

In Anglo Saxon times it seems that Alcuin from York was known throughout Northern Europe. His story started at an...

Yorkshire UCI Road World Championships

Later this month, the world’s best cyclists will come to Yorkshire for the UCI Road World Championships, the pinnacle...

Whitby Jet

Although most frequently found in seams of shale on the Yorkshire Coast between Robin Hood's Bay and Boulby, Whitby...

A Turkish Bath in North Yorkshire

Harrogate Turkish Baths – Step back in time for some well-deserved rest and relaxation! Ever since the first spring...
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