Yorkshire Micro Breweries

Yorkshire Micro Breweries

Here are two Yorkshire micro breweries hubby and I visited recently. Helmsley Brewing Company Or Sommat’s Brewing as the sign above the door says. Translated as “Something Is Brewing” for you none-Yorkshire speakers. Just when you thought Helmsley...
Afternoon Tea in Yorkshire

Afternoon Tea in Yorkshire

Here's a round up of the best places to take afternoon tea.I can personally recommend The Black Swan in Helmsley and of course The Talbot in Malton Karen – luxuryspringcottageyorkshire.co.uk...
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...
Helmsley Castle

Helmsley Castle

This North Yorkshire market town really does have everything! Discover how the castle evolved over the centuries, from a mighty medieval fortress to a luxurious Tudor mansion, to a Civil War stronghold and a romantic Victorian ruin. There’s a plaque that...
Yorkshire Tea Rooms

Yorkshire Tea Rooms

The Black Swan Tea Room in Helmsley, North Yorkshire is one of my favourite Yorkshire tearooms. I've been there for breakfast (fab bacon sandwich), lunch (fab salmon sandwich) and tea (fab ham sandwich). Their tea is pretty good too and they even sell their own...
Helmsley – North Yorkshire

Helmsley – North Yorkshire

Massive congratulations to Helmsley. Named best market town in the Great British High Street awards http://goo.gl/di93MY Well done to all those involved. No surprise really with it’s market town charm, array of boutiques, pubs, tea rooms and restaurants and...