Monthly Archives: September 2017

6 Helpful Hints to Hiring a Holiday Cottage

Holiday cottages have become more and more popular, certainly over the last twenty-odd years we’ve been providing accommodation for our guests. If you’ve never hired a cottage before, here are 6 helpful hints to consider when booking. Advertisements

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Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival: 23 to 30 September

Throughout the year there are many festivals and shows celebrating all aspects of Yorkshire Dales life. So… how about a cheese festival? The Yorkshire Dales National Park are organising  The Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival: 23 to 30 September 2017 showcasing cheese and … Continue reading

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No-one will be taking the hump today!

At one of our local agricultural shows you would expect to see cows and sheep but camels?  This year at the Nidderdale Show, Pateley Bridge, there is a special appearance by… JOSEPH’S AMAZING CAMELS! This is racing with a twist.  … Continue reading

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5 Minute Holiday Cottage Quiz

  Here’s a bit of end of summer fun. Everyone likes a quiz.  Here’s one about Layhead Farm Cottages to fill 5 minutes of your spare time. If you’ve been to Layhead you may already know the answers. If you haven’t been … Continue reading

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The Festival of Walking

In previous blogs we talked about walks in the area and we’ve talked about the Settle-Carlisle railway line, but we haven’t really put the two together. The Settle-Carlisle Walking Festival does exactly that.  An annual event held during April and … Continue reading

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