Rievaulx was a Cistercian abbey and one of the greatest Abbeys in England until Henry VIII seized it. English Heritage manages the current ruin. It is often used as a filming location and was used in the film Transformers: The Last Knight (2017).
Stag Cottage is a tiny, beautiful and historic Grade II Listed building hidden away in the ancient Pennine village of Heptonstall. It is situated in a small courtyard off the main village street, just a stone’s throw from the two village pubs. The Cottage is reputed to be the oldest in the village, dating from […]
A short walk up Gunnerside Gill in the Yorkshire Dales The pretty village of Gunnerside lies close to the northern edge of the Yorkshire Dales. This trail, heading up into the side valley of Gunnerside Gill, explores the area’s lead mining history, including how local people were involved in the poisonous processes, and looks at […]
The centrepiece of the Pickering events calendar is the ever-popular Wartime Weekend, which is held every October, and includes a full programme of WWII and 1940s themed entertainment and events. The event is run by the North Yorkshire Moors Railway