The Yorkshire Dales has many magnificent limestone cave systems White Scar Cave, Ingleborough Cave and Gaping Gill are but three of these underground wonders. If you have never ventured below ground before, White Scar Caves and Ingleborough Cave are a … Continue reading
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
We thought you might enjoy a look back in 2017 of images around Rathmell. Rathmell is a wonderful place in all seasons. Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at Layhead.
Here in the Yorkshire Dales we have some of the most spectacular showcaves in the UK. If you have difficulties with mobility, visits to places such as these can be a non-starter, so it was fantastic to hear about the … Continue reading
Being away from home at Christmas can be great fun if planned correctly. Here are 5 simple tips for a happy holiday cottage Christmas. Tip 1 – Most holiday cottages will already have Christmas decorations. To make it a bit more … Continue reading
In previous blogs we talked about walks in the area and we’ve talked about the Settle-Carlisle railway line, but we haven’t really put the two together. The Settle-Carlisle Walking Festival does exactly that. An annual event held during April and … Continue reading