Category Archives: holiday cottage

5 Historical Facts to Impress Your Friends

September usually symbolizes the end of summer and the beginning of autumn for many. Back to work and back to school, long summer nights drawing in and the final harvests collected. But the ninth month of the year is when … Continue reading

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5 Most Instagrammable Places in the Yorkshire Dales

Want to impress your friends and relatives with fabulous snaps? Here are 6 fantastic places to impress your Instagram followers. Malham Cove Malham Cove  has an enigmatic feeling about it no matter what time of year you visit it. You … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea

  Following on from our last blog, summer holidays are a time to make memories for the family which will be talked about for years to come. How about organising a special afternoon tea. If the sun is shining, why … Continue reading

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You Rock!

So far the summer weather this year has been fantastic for most of the UK, with long hot summer days (just like a certain generation can remember when we were growing up). Remember the 1955 and 1976 heatwaves? Or the … Continue reading

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Plant a tree

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International Plastic Bag Free Day

We don’t normally blog about things that are seen as contentious, however, today is International Plastic Bag Free Day and I think most of us have seen the harrowing pictures that have been shown on TV recently about the effect … 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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