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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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5 Fun Facts About the Yorkshire Dales

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

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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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A Look Back at 2017 in Pictures

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.

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Easy to make Christmas Cake

It’s only two weeks until Christmas and if you’re a bit like me, short on time but still want to make some traditional Christmas fayre, here’s a really easy Christmas cake recipe that is made in one pot and poured … Continue reading

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