Month: April 2021

Days out

Stump Cross Caverns, #savethecaves

Gifted experience #ad Stump Cross Caverns on the Yorkshire Dales / Nidderdale border is a family run attraction which has been hit hard with the pandemic. They were not granted any government funding so have had to take matters in to their own hands. They set up crowd funders, firstly raffling off their own campervan […]

Days out

Studfold Adventure Trail, Nidderdale

Studfold Adventure Trail in Lofthouse, near Pateley Bridge was one of our favourite days out in 2020. It is a fairy trail but with a difference. Studfold is located in Lofthouse in the heart of Nidderdale (HG3 5SG). The trail will take you around 3 hours as there are so many things to stop off […]

Days out, Walks

Aireville Park, Skipton – not just a park

Location: Aireville Park, BD23 1QR Aireville Park in Skipton is an amazing park, the best in the town by a long way. The park is the heart of the town and you can easily spend a few hours here. Playground Obviously the main highlight is the playground. The wooden playground equipment was built in the […]

Walks

Broughton Hall Estate circular, near Skipton

Location: The Bull, Broughton, BD23 3AE distance: Short route 3.5km, full route 6.5km Broughton Hall Estate on the outskirts of Skipton is a great place to explore. There are two walks detailed here, a longer and a shorter route. The longer loop does a full loop of the Estate whereas the shorter one misses out […]

Walks

Salt and Pepper Pots, Cowling

Location: BD22 0JZ, car park off Buck Stone Lane Distance 2.5km On the tops above Sutton and Cowling sit the Salt and Pepper Pots, two pinnacles that dominate the Aire Valley skyline. Their real names are Wainman’s Pinnacle and Lunds Tower but everyone knows them as the Salt and Pepper Pots (don’t ask me which […]

Walks

Hebers Ghyll, Ilkley

Location: Hebers Ghyll Drive, LS29 9QH Distance: 2km Hebers Ghyll is a beautiful woodland located at the bottom of Ilkley Moor. The woodland is on the hillside with a raging stream falling through it. The walk that we did was a loop of the wood but with the amount of paths that there are this […]