Bake Our Fabulous Christmas Cake Recipe

 

It’s only a few weeks until Christmas and as we had such a great response for our easy to make Christmas cake recipe, we thought we’d post it again.
So here it is.

  • 12oz mixed fruit
  • 8oz sugar
  • 8oz self-raising flour
  • 6 oz butter2 eggs
  • 1½ teaspoons of mixed spice

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Stir Up Sunday is a-coming

This year ‘Stir Up Sunday’ is 24th November 2019. Thought to start in Victorian times, this is traditionally the day Christmas Pudding is made.

Here are 4 things you may not know about ‘Stir Up’ traditions.

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5 More Famous Films Shot in Yorkshire

About this time last year, we wrote about 5 famous films shot in Yorkshire, and had a great response to the post. For a bit of fun, we decided to find 5 more famous films shot in Yorkshire. Here’s our selection of oldies some of you may remember.

Wuthering Heights – 1992
You can’t think of films shot in Yorkshire without thinking of this classic. Maybe not the best version of Emily Bronte’s romantic story, but filmed in Yorkshire it was starring Juliette Binoche and Ralph Fiennes. If you’re not particularly inspired by the film itself (which to be honest was filmed in most places in Yorkshire apart from Haworth), take a trip to the village, pop into the Parsonage and soak up the atmosphere of where Emily wrote her classics. Have a wander onto the moor whilst you’re there too but take some waterproofs. It can get a bit damp up on the hills.

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5 things to do in Yorkshire come rain or shine

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1. White Scar Caves, Ingleton

This is a great place to visit on a rainy day. Learn all about the fascinating history of the longest show cave in Britain and the rocks within during the 80-minute guided tour. Continue reading

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All you need to know about the weather in the Yorkshire Dales

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Being British, we’re renowned for talking about the weather. And why wouldn’t we? The UK has such a diverse landscape the weather can change quicker than you can say rain drops.

In fact, where we are, there can be a huge difference in weather between Rathmell and Settle on the same day, and that’s between a distance of just 3 miles!

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Easy Holiday Recipes

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So, you’ve booked your holiday cottage. You’ve planned your excursions. You know what you need to pack.

So, who’s going to do the cooking?

Someone has to, right?

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