In the mid 1980s my late cousin Linda, who lived at Foster’s Leap farm, was working as a barmaid at the nearby Herders’ Inn above the ancient hamlet of Wycoller. It was a wild, December night and outside there...
Steeped in local history but thriving in the present, the village of Cullingworth sits just a couple of miles from the tourist magnet village of Haworth. With a population of around 3,000, Cullingworth clings to a steep valley slope above...
Click here to view details of the walk A circular 76 mile walk starting and ending in Grassington. Discover for yourself the rich and varied landscape of the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors. Inspirational landscapes, beautiful villages, local food and...
In an interview with Mark Davis, engineer and author Alan McEwen, who runs Dandelion Stone Troughs and Architectural Antiques at Cowling, North Yorkshire, tells of his friendship and his shared interests with northern hero Fred Dibnah. When Alan McEwen was...
The walk takes in Lothersdale, Pinhaw Beacon, Thornton-in-Craven, a stretch of the Leeds Liverpool Canal and Earby. It is an easy walk through pleasant countryside with a spell of moderate ascent out of Earby. Start at Lothersdale, walk down towards...
Since I wrote an earlier article, some readers have felt that I do not endorse dog obedience training. The reverse is true. I believe there are many talented dog trainers who get fantastic results with many dogs. However, I do believe...
Autumn is the best time of the year to incorporate earth tone colours into your home decorations. The return of cooler temperatures, autumn colours, and nature changing before our eyes is all the evidence we need that autumn is...
When expectant mum Emma Harwood and husband Colin were told their new baby would be born with a severe brain abnormality, they were given the option of terminating the pregnancy. But the couple agreed the baby was wanted, come...
For the size of Thornton village there is an amazing array of delicious places to eat and drink. Starting at School Green, at the top of Chat Hill, why not visit the beautifully decorated Rocca Ristorante? Now in its third...
Craven’s canine population is invited to share in Kingsway Vets recent celebration in achieving Veterinary Hospital Status from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Canine chums, their feline friends and owners will benefit from a free microchipping service ahead of...