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Pictures of, from and in Yorkshire

Off to Wetherby Races

If you are thinking of a drink on the way to or from the races, jump too it. Bear in mind that you need to be well shod at the Three Horseshoes on the Horsefair at Boroughbridge (below). The Wetherby … Continue reading

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Newby Hall Gardens for Cornus & Interesting Plants

Back in 2009 I took a trip to see the Gardens and plants at Newby Hall. This photograph fails to do the gardens justice but see them in full flower on their web site.  Sylvia’s garden area was in fine … Continue reading

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Parcevall Hall and Gardens

Parecvall Hall garden lies on a steep hillside near Appletreewick in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Built in 1582 as a farm house it is now a retreat leased to the Diocese of Bradford by the Shrine of Our Lady … Continue reading

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Photo of Yorkshire

Where’s Wally  ? 

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Images of Yorkshire Moors & Wolds

Yorkshire is blessed with dramatic and unrivaled scenery. From the East coast through Moors, Dales and Wolds there are umpteen images to catch the imagination. You can access these images via short or long distance walks, from car windows, glossy … Continue reading

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Bridge Over Untroubled Water

Underneath the arches in Leeds usually means the Dark Arches with bridges over the Aire and railway bridges over both. This is the bridge to the Calls on the Calder Aire navigation link. A view of the Leeds bridge cast … Continue reading

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Packhorse Bridges in Yorkshire

Built like a Packhorse bridge over the Leeds Liverpool canal this bridge has the traditional narrow, one horse wide masonry arch and low parapets so as not to interfere with the horse’s panniers. It is at the junction of the … Continue reading

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What They Teach in Bradford History Classes

A good Yorkshire education began with a Bradford wool merchant and Member of Parliament for Bradford in 1861. William Edward Forster was the son of a Quaker who was active in the anti slavery movement. W E Forster moved to … Continue reading

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Beautiful Iconic Yorkshire

Ribblehead Viaduct by Joe Dunckley, Flickr. Wensleydale by Alden Chadwick Burnsall Lower Wharfedale by Tejvan Haworth Village – Bronte Country

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Buckden Yorkshire Dales

Fork in the road in Buckden. To the right, Leyburn. To the left, a tough climb over Fleet Moss to Hawes A Date with History A Classic car driving through Buckden. Although the village of Buckden was founded in Norman … Continue reading

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