Category Archives: holiday cottage

Cherry Blossoms

Although it might be slightly late in the season to write about one of my favourite trees, some are still in bloom around the world. The Cherry Blossom is a sign that spring has arrived at last. Its beautiful flowers … 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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Packing with Baby

We thought we’d have a bit of fun this week and have put together an infographic showing what it’s like to pack for your holidays whilst baby is around.  Hope you enjoy it! Click on the image to get a … Continue reading

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Spring Chicken

If you’ve been following our blog for a while now, you’ll know we love to try out different recipes and use as much local produce as possible. Here is a really easy springtime recipe for you to try without any … Continue reading

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Settle Stories Festival

Fancy some fun this Easter? Come to Settle and join in the Settle Stories Festival running

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Handy Holiday Checklist

  Going on holiday is something we all look forward to but if you have a busy life, getting ready to go away is another thing to add to your list.  And if you pack for the whole family, it’s … 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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