View from Sutton Bank Yorkshire

View from Sutton Bank Yorkshire

What, the ‘Finest View in England’ is only 450 metres away? That’s gotta be worth a visit – and it was! I’m talking the view from the top of Sutton Bank, over the North Yorkshire countryside below. Come and see it for yourself. There are...
Gin From Malton

Gin From Malton

Gin and Malton; two of my favourite things and when you mix them together it’s soooo good! Malton has been called Yorkshire’s Food Capital for a good few years now.  And I argue it should be called Yorkshire’s Gin Capital too. Gin’s in fashion...
What To Do On A Family Holiday To Yorkshire

What To Do On A Family Holiday To Yorkshire

Are you thinking about a family to Yorkshire and want ideas where to go? Here are just a few ideas on what you and the kiddies can get up to.  And all within a 5 mile radius of Spring Cottage. All these family friendly activities have been tried and tested not just by...
Winter Walks in Yorkshire

Winter Walks in Yorkshire

Grab your hat, lace up your boots, fill the Thermos and head outdoors. Here are three of my favourite winter walks in Yorkshire. Why have I chosen these three? Well the scenery is stunning for one thing, they’re all about 4 miles long, so you don’t need to...
What To Do In Malton

What To Do In Malton

Spring Cottage itself has undergone some changes in the time we’ve had it – we doubled the number of bedrooms and toilets for one thing! Malton, our closet market town, has changed a lot too; for the better! It’s still a traditional market town loved...
7 Things to do in Yorkshire in May

7 Things to do in Yorkshire in May

Long evenings, warmer days, quieter roads, less busy-ness.  Why wouldn’t you choose to go on holiday in May? Here are some ideas for you to explore and experience in May. And to talk about for months to come! 7 things to do in Yorkshire in May : 1 Get arty in...
Afternoon Tea At Castle Howard

Afternoon Tea At Castle Howard

Castle Howard is special at any time of the year, but at Christmas it’s something else The house is adorned with thousands of lights and decorations.  With visitors arriving by the coach load to admire, gasp at and be amazed by Castle Howard at Christmas. You...
6 Reasons To Visit Malton

6 Reasons To Visit Malton

As this The Telegraph explains, Malton has changed so much in recent years. I’d vouch for that! It’s now a destination in its own right now, rather than a place you’d pass through. I’m sure my guests will vouch for this market town, just 5...