Prehistory on Ilkley Moor – the Twelve Apostles

Prehistory on Ilkley Moor – the Twelve Apostles

If you’re out for a stroll on Ilkley Moor – a great place to head for is the Twelve Apostles Stone Circle. It’s not quite to the scale of Stonehenge but it is a delightful circle which dates back to the Bronze Age (4500 – 2700 years ago) and is...
Yorkshire’s Spectacular Snowdrops

Yorkshire’s Spectacular Snowdrops

In mid-winter, when little else is growing, a walk through a blanket of snowdrops is a delight, and Yorkshire has some spectacular displays to enjoy. The little drops of ‘snow’ signal that spring is just around the corner. The Latin name for the snowdrop, Galanthus...
National Yorkshire Pudding Day – Sunday 4 February 2018

National Yorkshire Pudding Day – Sunday 4 February 2018

Despite being our shortest month, February can be one of the bleakest. So, what better way to brighten up the start of it, than to celebrate one of Yorkshire’s greatest exports – The Yorkshire Pudding. The first Sunday in February has, since 2007, been designated...
Emily Brontë, born in Yorkshire in 1818

Emily Brontë, born in Yorkshire in 1818

This is the bicentenary of Emily’s birth and, to be honest, there is no finer time to visit Yorkshire and especially Brontë Country. For myself, and I may be in a minority here, the way to begin your journey with any of the Brontës is to explore the story of the...