Category Archives: food

Historia Normannis

#Historia Normannis #normans #skiptoncastle Yorkshire is full of historical sights and one very famous, superbly preserved medieval castle In Skipton, just a 20-minute drive from Layhead, is holding a medieval day on 17th & 18th August 2019.

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You Can’t BEAT Homemade Strawberry Jam

#strawberryjam #strawberry #homemadejam We’re are so lucky at Layhead to have the space to grow our own strawberries, which means… homemade strawberry jam! As many of our guests know, homemade jam tastes like strawberries, not like the tasteless,

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Getting to the root of soup

It’s still that time of year when we need to be wrapped up warm and have an urge to eat heart warming food. Here’s how to make the most of seasonal carrot into a perfect soup. 1 tbsp vegetable oil … Continue reading

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Celebration of life day

We’re slightly late with this post but hey, we still think it’s worth writing about. Did you know that Tuesday 22nd January was ‘Celebration of Life Day’? This day is about truly appreciating our children and grandchildren.  Some of us … Continue reading

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Growing Your Own

As some of you may know, we like to grow our own fruit and veg her at Layhead, and June is usually pretty busy for us. Each year we have a plentiful supply of soft fruit from our well established … Continue reading

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National Roast Leg of Lamb Day.

Whether it is a celebration day from across the pond or not, I think Roast Leg of Lamb Day should be a definite day of celebration in the UK. After all, roast lamb is one of THE traditional roasts you … Continue reading

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A Story in Stone

Part of the wonderful landscape of the Yorkshire Dales, and indeed around Layhead Farm Cottages, are the very impressive drystone walls.  Built predominantly as boundary walls and a way to keep the farm animals in, they stretch for miles around … Continue reading

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