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...
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:...
Clifftop Walk near Whitby

Clifftop Walk near Whitby

Walk up the steps from the abbey, head out of the town and be rewarded with views such as these, with views across the North York Moors. A 40 minute stroll so perfect for junior guest. More walks in Whitby can be found in the cottage. Karen –...
Walks in Ryedale

Walks in Ryedale

Introducing The Visit Ryedale Market Towns Collection of Walks Visit Ryedale have produced 20 digital walking guides all within easy reach of Spring Cottage. The walks start from either Malton, Pickering, Helmsley or Kirbymoorside. Here’s more info:...
Walks on the North York Moors

Walks on the North York Moors

Check out this link for a range of walks on the North York Moors, whatever your level, there's a walk for you. Choose your location and your distance and download the guide. http://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/visiting/enjoy-outdoors/walking/our-walks Posted by Karen...
View over North York Moors

View over North York Moors

Here's a stunning view of the North York Moors from a road leading out of Helmsley. From the bustle of this market town you're into peace and tranquility like this in minutes! You'll find walks in the cottage. Just don't forget to pack your walking...
6 Places To See Snowdrops in Yorkshire

6 Places To See Snowdrops in Yorkshire

Quick go and see these little beauties before they're gone! http://www.yorkshirelife.co.uk/out-about/places/6_places_to_view_snowdrops_in_yorkshire_1_3929763 I particular like the snowdrops at Burton Agnes near Driffield. About 20 miles from Spring but heading...
Howardian Hills Map

Howardian Hills Map

The Howardian Hills is an AONB (area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) to the north east of York, in North Yorkshire. Castle Howard and the Howard family estate naturally has it's routes here. It's an area dotted with villages, farmland and woodland. It's a...
Castle Howard – Yorkshire

Castle Howard – Yorkshire

I love to watch the ducks on the lake at Castle Howard both in the summer and wintertime. You don’t have to enter Castle Howard itself to walk by the lake. There’s a public footpath which runs along the east side of the lake. And what a spectacular view...