Month: March 2021

hesketh
Days out

Hesketh Farm Park, Bolton Abbey

Location: BD23 6HA Hesketh farm is our local farm and is such a good one to have on our doorstep. If we cannot think of anything to do it’s our go to place and also somewhere to take friends as everyone always has a great time. Animals – up close and personal The farm experience […]

elslack reservoir
Walks

Elslack Reservoir and Standrise Plantation, Carleton Moor

Location: Lay-by on West Lane, Carleton Moor after the cattle grid. Distance: 4km Elslack Reservoir is situated within Standrise Plantation on the tops of Elslack and Carleton moors. This walk is a great walk, possible with an all terrain pram or bikes too. The walk starts at the top of the Plantation, parking in the […]

Walks

Farnhill Pinnacle, near Skipton

Location: Bradley Car Park next to the canal, BD20 9ED Distance: 5.5km Farnhill pinnacle is a memorial unlike any other I’ve seen! You will remember this one. The Jubilee Tower, as it is otherwise know, sits only a short walk above the village of Farnhill. We combined this with a walk along the canal starting […]

beautiful blooms
Days out, Walks

Thorp Perrow Arboretum, near Bedale

Location: Thorp Perrow, DL8 2PS Thorp Perrow is an estate with formal gardens and a Birds of Prey and Mammal Centre. The gardens are lovely with so much to explore. There are different areas and you find yourself just aimlessly wandering and coming across random sculptures/statues. There are tree lined avenues, open spaces, flower patches, […]

Challenges, Walks

Simons Seat, near Bolton Abbey

Location: Layby parking, BD23 6DJ Distance: 6km Last Summer me and my old man decided to climb up to Simons Seat. Having always lived local we have never actually done this walk and wow we were impressed! Simons Seat is the summit of Barden Moor and is a collection of gritstone boulders with a trig […]

Days out, Walks

Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Doncaster

Location: Yorkshire Wildlife Park, DN9 3HQ A fun day out for all the family Yorkshire Wildlife Park is ace! Whether you are in to animals or not this is a brilliant place to explore. Of course the main attraction is the animals but there are also amazing playgrounds, an indoor softplay as well as numerous […]

Days out, Weekend away

Northumberland beaches – the best in the UK

In my humble opinion Northumberland has some of the best beaches in the UK. They are clean and quiet which to be fair is the main things I want from a beach! You really are spoilt for choice in Northumberland for beach days. Bamburgh Beach Definitely the best beach. Huge expanse of sand running for […]