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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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Settle Flowerpot Festival

Some years ago one of the members of Vibrant Settle had a very inspired thought. Hence the Settle Flowerpot Festival was born. Every year throughout July and August businesses, householders and shops around Settle town who wish to participate, make … Continue reading

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Magnificent Meadows & Insects

Summertime is a busy time around this area.  Not just for business owners like myself but also for the growing season. This is the best time of year to really appreciate the types of plants and insects that thrive in … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of French Cuisine in the Dales

Sticking with the fresh vegetable theme from our last blog post  here’s a really simple Ratatouille recipe to try with produce bought from Growing with Grace. You can substitute any of the vegetables listed here if you’re not keen on … Continue reading

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Growing with Grace

Here at Layhead we like to promote locally grown food as much as possible.  Not only is it great for the local economy, eating well has proven benefits to all of us. On the outskirts of the village of Clapham, … Continue reading

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The Hoffman Kiln

If you fancy a little bit of industrial history, there’s a treat for you very close to Layhead.  Just a short drive away (approximately 5 miles) on the border of the village of Langcliffe stands the Hoffmann Kiln, which was … Continue reading

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Cycling on a Train Track

Cycling is really popular around the Dales, I think probably more so after the Tour de Yorkshire finished ones of the stages in Settle a couple of years ago.  The surrounding area looked stunning as the helicopter flew over the … Continue reading

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