Tag Archives: Yorkshire Dales

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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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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The Lake District……almost as beautiful as the Yorkshire Dales

On my most recent trip to the Lake District I was blessed with excellent weather which made my trip doubly enjoyable as I was able to photograph the area in all its splendour. I have visited the lakes several times previously … Continue reading

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Yorkshire……….home of the Tour de France

Well, the day had finally arrived that many of us cycling enthusiasts had dreamed about, we were going to get a chance to see the world’s greatest cyclists on our own doorstep. The Tour de France has come to Yorkshire … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Dales……….a place of wondrous beauty

My recent visit to the dales co-incided with a spell of beautiful weather (yes we do get some very occasionally in the north of England!) and showed the beauty and grandeur of the Yorkshire dales. Often referred to simply as … Continue reading

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Cool or what?

This is what I will be wearing when I go to see the Tour de France peloton climb to the summit of Holme Moss as I will be unable too get to Buttertubs Pass in the Dales. But I am … Continue reading

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A Grand Day Out (according to Wallace and Gromit)…………….

At very short notice took off for the Yorkshire Dales with the intention of enjoying a 48 hour break and particularly as the weather forecast for the two days in question was pretty good. First stopping off point on the … Continue reading

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