Ryedale Rambling

Ryedale Rambling

Are you planning on doing some walking on holiday? Here are 7 organised rambles, taking place in Ryedale across the summer. Don’t forget to pack your boots! Karen...
Visiting Flamingo Land With Teenagers?

Visiting Flamingo Land With Teenagers?

Here’s how to do (or not do in my case) Flamingo Land with teenagers. Tips to get the most out of your visit from my 14 year old son and 17 year old daughter. Both have visited Flamingo Land many times and know their stuff! As you’ll see, I didn’t go...
What a view!

What a view!

The stunning rolling hills of North Yorkshire. For more on where this was, read this article on a local walk. This view is very close to Castle Howard and about 5 miles from Spring Cottage. To see it for yourself, this walk will take your there:...
Old Oak Tree

Old Oak Tree

This huge oak tree is in an ancient woodland on the edge of the Castle Howard estate. Follow the public footpath from the village of Welburn. It’s breath taking in real life when you think about what history it will have witnessed! Details of the walk are here:...