Category Archives: Yorkshire

Crackpot……..the place to live

Last week on my tour around the various dales I visited some very interesting villages with rather unusual names, like Muker, Keld, Askrigg and Hubberholme. But the one that fascinated me was when I passed a signpost that indicated the … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscope: British 1960s Art at the Longside Gallery

Glorious morning, so set off early for the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and decided to walk to the Longside Galley which is a good thirty minute walk from the main centre at the park. Arrived at the gallery at 10.30 to … Continue reading

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The sun’s out, head for the Dales!

Late on Monday afternoon this week I looked at the weather forecast for the coming five days and saw that “good weather” was forecast for the Yorkshire Dales and North Yorkshire. So I phoned up a B&B we had once … Continue reading

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Early December morning at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

There are times when you sometimes take for granted the beauty of the landscape about you, and it is often when I visit the Yorkshire Sculpture Park that this is brought home to me with real impact. With such a … Continue reading

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York…….home to a splendid railway station, National Railway Museum, not to mention an imposing cathedral

  A lovely autumn day last week called for a visit to the city of York and all that it has to offer. The train from Huddersfield takes about forty-five minutes and delivers you to one of the finest railway … Continue reading

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Lakeside Walk at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yesterday morning was a bit foggy and grey initially but the forecast was for the weather to improve with some sunshine forecast around lunchtime. With this in mind, I set off on the twenty-five minute drive to the park and … Continue reading

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The Road to Hebden Bridge………6 miles, 16 bridges and a lot of water

  As part of my on going project to try and walk as many of the canals as possible in the north of England, today I set off to Sowerby Bridge in West Yorkshire to walk the 6 miles to … Continue reading

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