Tag Archives: self-catering cottages

If Settle could not go to the theatre…

There are many very interesting old buildings in Settle. One of the most notable is Settle Victoria Hall. It is a Grade II listed Victorian concert hall in Kirkgate, Settle and is England’s oldest surviving music hall. Built in about … Continue reading

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Eggstraordinary Girls

There’s nothing nicer than a home produced bright yellow egg for breakfast, and my ‘girls’ do a wonderful job in providing Layhead guests with delicious fresh eggs. Sadly, hens don’t last forever and I am now down to ten hens, … Continue reading

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6 Helpful Hints to Hiring a Holiday Cottage

Holiday cottages have become more and more popular, certainly over the last twenty-odd years we’ve been providing accommodation for our guests. If you’ve never hired a cottage before, here are 6 helpful hints to consider when booking.

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Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival: 23 to 30 September

Throughout the year there are many festivals and shows celebrating all aspects of Yorkshire Dales life. So… how about a cheese festival? The Yorkshire Dales National Park are organising  The Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival: 23 to 30 September 2017 showcasing cheese and … Continue reading

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5 Minute Holiday Cottage Quiz

  Here’s a bit of end of summer fun. Everyone likes a quiz.  Here’s one about Layhead Farm Cottages to fill 5 minutes of your spare time. If you’ve been to Layhead you may already know the answers. If you haven’t been … Continue reading

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Jams, Jellies and Preserves

I love making jam! No, I really do.  There is something very satisfying about seeing all the jars labelled and lined up.   A very kind friend gave me a new modern jam pan which is a great help in the … Continue reading

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