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Being around birds makes us happier

March 15, 2021

As readers of international news website Good News Network, we recently very much enjoyed their article on the benefits of being surrounded by a strong bird life.It started "German research has found ...

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Architectural Delights

March 08, 2021

Harrogate is home to a plethora of beautiful architectural masterpieces, from churches to halls, museums and monuments.We are so lucky to have these wondrous forms on our doorstep due to the nature of...

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Springtime in North Yorkshire

March 06, 2021

What do you envisage? The rolling Dales, with dry stonewalls? Frolicking lambs, cattle idly grazing whilst closely observing you as you cross their field? Or will you wander to Stump Cross Caverns, or...

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Harrogate Awaits...

March 01, 2021

We have been most patient in this time of unrest haven't we? We wonder what it is that has helped you all to get through these difficult passed few months...For us we have been dream / plan mode,...

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February 28, 2021

The cherry trees on Harrogate Stray are in bud, the birds are extremely busy nest building, and the morning song is deafening.  The parks are filled with children’s laughter and dog walkers. The ...

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Enchante Ripley

February 22, 2021

This weekend we took a short 5 minute drive out of Harrogate to a little village called Ripley. The name Ripley derives from Old English and means "Wood of the Hrype" or "Ripon People". The villa...

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