5 things to do in Yorkshire come rain or shine

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1. White Scar Caves, Ingleton

This is a great place to visit on a rainy day. Learn all about the fascinating history of the longest show cave in Britain and the rocks within during the 80-minute guided tour. Continue reading

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All you need to know about the weather in the Yorkshire Dales

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Being British, we’re renowned for talking about the weather. And why wouldn’t we? The UK has such a diverse landscape the weather can change quicker than you can say rain drops.

In fact, where we are, there can be a huge difference in weather between Rathmell and Settle on the same day, and that’s between a distance of just 3 miles!

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Easy Holiday Recipes

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So, you’ve booked your holiday cottage. You’ve planned your excursions. You know what you need to pack.

So, who’s going to do the cooking?

Someone has to, right?

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15 Clever Travel Hacks

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We all look forward to a well-deserved holiday. We get time to explore somewhere new, have some downtime from a world that seems to be awake 24 hours a day and spend time with family and friends.

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Creative and fun alternatives to plastic – Part 4

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In our last ‘Creative & Fun Alternatives to Plastic’ series, we thought that the trusty old glass jar should get a mention.

There are literally hundreds of ways you can recycle glass jars, but we found this particular project super sweet. Mini glass jar gardens.

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Creative and fun alternatives to plastic – Part 3

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If you have tin cans left over from soups or puddings, rather than putting them into the recycle bin, why not try making some gorgeous punched tea light holders?

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Creative and fun alternatives to plastic – Part 2

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This week we found an artistic idea.

The wall art above looks fabulous, right? Would you believe it, it’s made out of cardboard toilet rolls. I think we can all agree it looks brilliant!

The How-To Gal ‘s creative work is something that you can get the whole family involved in making too.

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