Bolton Abbey Priory through the Seasons

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In 1155 Augustin monks based in Embsay opted to build an Priory on a rise near the river.  400 years or so later in 1539 Henry Vlll caused its dissolution.  The ruins of Bolton Abbey are situated on the lower reaches of the River Wharfe in North Yorkshire. The bend in the river is a scenic setting for the old monastery building and this is a favourite picnic spot for trippers. These are some photos of Bolton Abbey through the seasons. Continue reading “Bolton Abbey Priory through the Seasons”

Photos Burnsall – Yorkshire Dales

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Burnsall Dec 2015

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Burnsall is a quintessential Yorkshire Dales village. It is surrounded by high fells offering great views of the village, river and landmark bridge. The three arched bridge crosses the River Wharfe and provides an interesting focal point. Continue reading “Photos Burnsall – Yorkshire Dales”