Monthly Archives: March 2012

North Yorkshire Moors Railway and Pickering

Pickering is the perfect start to your steam train adventure, leaving the charming village the trains to Whitby go through stations evocative of an earlier era. Levisham is an 1912 style station, accessible by one solitary hill road and suitable … Continue reading

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Competitive Gardening in Yorkshire

Which of Yorkshires great gardens, that are open to the public, would you think comes at the top of the pile in competitive gardening terms. RHS judges may be biased towards Harlow Carr so you can vote in our comments … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Rabbit or Hare You Go Sculpture

A budding young sculptress admires one of Sophie Ryders ‘Hares’ at Yorkshire’s sculpture park. The scale of yon hare makes you wonder how fast it could run and what whippet or lurcher could catch it! A giant rabbit attended the … Continue reading

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Tea Rooms to Visit on the Yorkshire Tea Council Trail

In 1919 Frederick Belmont opened his first Bettys CafĂ© Tea Rooms in the fashionable spa town of Harrogate. It seems like I was queuing from that date as the people snaked around the corner last weekend. There are six Bettys … Continue reading

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