Sheffield with Friends and Cocktails

Being from Leeds I have always felt there is a bit of a rivalry between South and West Yorkshire and, as a result, I haven’t frequented Sheffield that often. However, my friend has recently moved there to start a Masters course at the University and so, on Saturday we piled on a train to goContinue reading “Sheffield with Friends and Cocktails”

The Miseducation of Evie Epworth, by Matson Taylor: a right good Yorkshire Fairy-tale (Book Review)

In this book we follow 16-year-old Evie as she finds herself at a crossroads in life, deciding what it is she wants to do next and what kind of Woman she wants to be. It’s 1962 and the world away from her father’s farm in East Yorkshire is calling to her. But Evie is aContinue reading “The Miseducation of Evie Epworth, by Matson Taylor: a right good Yorkshire Fairy-tale (Book Review)”

Knaresborough: Wild Flowers, Castles and Caves

Last week we visited Knaresborough, a small market town on the River Nidd, which we found to be thoroughly charming and endlessly photographable. It is about a 35-minute drive from York and 15-minutes from Harrogate but you could easily spend a whole day exploring Knaresborough. After parking up (York Place is a cheap and nicelyContinue reading “Knaresborough: Wild Flowers, Castles and Caves”

Helmsley: Something for Everyone

Helmsley is a small market town in North Yorkshire that has everything you need for the perfect day out or weekend trip. It has lovely restaurants, shops, a fabulous spa, as well as plenty of interesting things to go and visit including a castle and an art gallery. But be warned, Helmsley may wake upContinue reading “Helmsley: Something for Everyone”