THE SHAMBLES IN YORK – DIAGON ALLEY?

It was mentioned in Domesday Book in 1086 but the present York street we call the Shambles is clearly later. The...

Walking in Yorkshire

Beautiful vistas, vast expanses of wild moorland, delightful villages, secluded dales, rugged coastline – Yorkshire,...

York’s Chocolate Festival & the £500 Easter Egg

York, City of Chocolate has been a centre for this delicious confectionary for over 100 years and continues to...

The Bar Convent Living Heritage Centre, York

My favourite place in York is passed by thousands of visitors and commuters every month. Just a stone’s throw from the...

2019: A Celebration of Patrick Brontë

As part of the Brontë 200 celebrations, the Brontë Society has announced 2019 as the year for celebrating the life and...

The oldest horse race in England – The Kiplingcotes Derby

We have a saying in Yorkshire: “There’s nowt so queer as folk” and one of our more eccentric traditions certainly...

Brilliant Events in Yorkshire in 2019

Eclectic is what we do best in Yorkshire. If you're visiting in 2019, check out one of these fabulous festivals in...

George Hudson – York’s Railway King

George Hudson - York's Railway King Do you ever look at the map and wonder why the main London to Newcastle and then...

Ripon Workhouse Museum – My Favourite Place

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Stokesley Show

Stokesley Show - Saturday 22nd September 2018 One of the delights of visiting a new area for any of us is experiencing...

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A bit of West Yorkshire's Huddersfield Narrow Canal is rebuilt for the Chelsea Flower Show #RHSChelsea. The actual canal runs for 20 miles between Huddersfield and Ashton under Lyne in Greater Manchester. The summit of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal is the highest navigable waterway in Britain. Standedge Tunnel on the canal is Britain's longest canal tunnel. The canal has a total of 74 locks. It was built in the 1790s to move woollen cloth from the mills to the port of Liverpool.

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A free art trail, visiting 7 historic churches in and around Masham, opens this weekend. After you've had enough culture you can visit 2 breweries!
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A free art trail, visiting 7 historic churches in and around Masham, opens this weekend. After youve had enough culture you can visit 2 breweries!
Black Sheep Brewery
Theakston Brewery Visitor Centre

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