Author: Gemma


Craven Museum finalist of Art Fund Museum of the Year 2024 **Press Release**

Craven Museum at Skipton Town Hall has won £15,000. As one of five finalists for the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2024. The overall winner, Young V&A – Victoria and Albert Museum in London, was presented with a prize of £120,000 by Vick Hope, a broadcaster and a judge for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2024, at a ceremony at the National Gallery in London yesterday […]

Glamping in Yorkshire on a helicopter
Glamping, Holidays, Weekend away

Glamping in Yorkshire

Glamping in Yorkshire? Why not! Camping is not for everyone, especially not me! Which is why glamping is the answer! Think camping without the misery! Camping without being wet and cold, or too hot and sweaty on the other hand. Having somewhere to prepare food, keep food cool, a toilet or bathroom and a comfy […]

Coldstones cut

Coldstones Cut, Nidderdale

Location: Coldstones Cut, HG3 5JQ What3words: /// (for the car park) Distance: 1 mile in total Coldstones Cut is the highest and largest public art work in Yorkshire! How cool is that! Situated over looking Coldstones Quarry in Greenhow. With 360 views over the rest of Nidderdale this is a fabulous walk for everyone! There […]

Gaping Gill
Challenges, Days out, Walks

Gaping Gill – everything you need to know

Gaping Gill in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales is one of Yorkshire’s hidden gems. Very few have ventured there so if you have, welcome to the VIP club! Gaping Gill is the largest underground cavern in the UK. Only accessible to the professional cavers, except for 2 weeks a year when the local pot […]

Waterfall walks in Yorkshire
Walks, Waterfall

Waterfall Walks in Yorkshire

If you want to see some waterfalls, then Skipton and the surrounding area is a great place to start. The geology of this area in the Yorkshire Dales National Park is perfect; limestone, valleys, and the ‘odd bit of rain’. Waterfall walks are one of our favourite as a family. They are such a spectacular […]

Picnic and paddles spots in Yorkshire (Gargrave)
Days out

Picnic and paddle spots in Yorkshire

With Summer trying its hardest to appear the question that’s on everyone’s lips is ‘where can we go for a paddle?’ With the next one being ‘but where’s not too busy?!’ So I’ve pulled together some fab picnic and paddle spots in Yorkshire for you to enjoy. One of our favourite things to do is […]

Skipton Moor

Winter Walks

When the daylight hours reduce, the temperature plummets and the snow hopefully begins to fall, there is only one thing to do and that’s get out and enjoy it whilst you can! Winter walks are the best. Pull on the woolly hat and gloves, pour a flask of hot chocolate and embrace the day with […]

Bluebell walks in Middleton Woods, Ilkley

Beautiful Bluebell Walks

From late April through to the end of May the only walks I want to be doing are bluebell walks. I’m drawn in by the purple hue and just find them mesmerising. This ancient delicate wild-flower is native to woodlands all over the country and we are lucky enough to have some of the best […]

yorkshire blogger awards

Winner! at The Yorkshire Blogger Awards

You are looking at the WINNER! of ‘Yorkshire’s Best’ at the Yorkshire Blogger Awards 2022. The Yorkshire Blogger Awards recognises the successes of bloggers, influencers and YouTubers throughout a variety of different categories. All the nominees are Yorkshire based and are supported by Yorkshire businesses who sponsor each individual category. In September 2022 I attended […]