Tag Archives: walking

Subject: Walk to Work Day (5th April)

We do tend to follow a lot of trends that come across the pond from America much to some people’s irritation, but we think this is one of the better ones. The 5th of April is Walk to Work Day. … Continue reading

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#5 Super Ways to Celebrate the Spring Equinox

Although the nights will still stay dark for a little while longer, spring actually begins tomorrow, Wednesday 20th March. Why not gather some friends and family and have a small celebration. Here are 5 ways to celebrate the Spring Equinox. … 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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Access for all to Ingleborough Cave

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

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5 Simple Tips for a Happy Holiday Cottage Christmas

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

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