Castle Howard at Christmas

Castle Howard at Christmas

It’s several years since I visited Castle Howard at Christmas. Why did I leave it so long? Then the children were young our primary focus was on visiting Santa in his grotto.  This year, I was determined to visit without them in tow and as Castle Howard is just...
Places To Eat In Yorkshire

Places To Eat In Yorkshire

This fondant fancy from Bothams of Whitby tastes gorgeous whereever you choose to eat it. In this case, a takeaway to eat back at Spring Cottage. Fondant fancies take me back to my childhood and the rest of the family think I'm mad to opt for one on these when...
Yorkshire Pubs To Eat In

Yorkshire Pubs To Eat In

Here's pudding in the village pub, The GrapesOn this occasion coffee creme brulee and shortbread. Yes, it tasted as good as it looks! It's no surprise that The Grapes is a go-to pub for locals. It's not a fancy gastro-pub just a small, traditional...
The Howardian Hills

The Howardian Hills

Here's a list of Beautiful British Places You've Never Though to Visit But Should . And number 5 is the Howardian Hills. Haven't I been saying all along just how beautiful this area of the UK is. Now The Telegraph agrees with me!Read more:...
Cottage Garden In Autumn

Cottage Garden In Autumn

The last of this autumn's colour is just visible in the garden. It's so beautiful. Time to start thinking about some winter planting I think. But not just yet! Posted by Karen of luxuryspringcottageyorkshire.co.uk   Check this out on...