Category Archives: food

Eggstraordinary Girls

There’s nothing nicer than a home produced bright yellow egg for breakfast, and my ‘girls’ do a wonderful job in providing Layhead guests with delicious fresh eggs. Sadly, hens don’t last forever and I am now down to ten hens, … Continue reading

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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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The Cream of Cafés

I think you may have read on my website – I have a list of top ten things to do whilst staying at Layhead Farm Cottages. Cafes, pubs and restaurants are dotted all over the Yorkshire Dales and I think … Continue reading

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Jams, Jellies and Preserves

I love making jam! No, I really do.  There is something very satisfying about seeing all the jars labelled and lined up.   A very kind friend gave me a new modern jam pan which is a great help in the … Continue reading

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Taking the Biscuit

We love welcoming our guests with a few special treats to start their stay with us here at Layhead. We do try to buy our produce as local as possible but there are some things that are best homemade.

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Going Loop the Loop Around Settle

The recent dry weather has meant that a lot of keen walkers staying at Layhead  have made the most of it. Only a couple of weeks ago we had a group walking The Three Peaks – Ingleborough, Pen-Y-Ghent and Whernside.  … Continue reading

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Festival of Happiness

There’s a fabulous event coming up in Settle, just 3 miles from Layhead Farm Cottages next May Bank Holiday weekend, Saturday 27 May. The Festival of Happiness.  Makes me feel happy just thinking about it!

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