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Gorgeous dates for your diary

June 19, 2018

Here’s our round-up of upcoming gorgeous events around Yorkshire. If you’d like to be featured, simply email gorgeousyorkshire@gmail.com Celebrating Chippendale: Otley’s Famous Son, month-long festival marking the 300th anniversary of the birth of England’s finest furniture maker Thomas Chippendale in 1718. Various events until June 30. http://chippendale300.co.uk RHS Garden Harlow Carr Flower Show, June 22-24,[Read More]

A trip to West Burton

June 14, 2018

Work took me to the Yorkshire Dales on a sweltering hot day and in desperate need of water I made an emergency pit-stop in West Burton – one of the prettiest villages in Britain. If you haven’t visited, I urge you to go. It’s in Bishopdale about six miles from Leyburn and its  appeal lies[Read More]

Ladies’ Day heats hot up in Yorkshire

May 31, 2018

Yorkshire Ladies’ Day season opens next week with the first Ladies’ Day of the Yorkshire racing year taking place at Wetherby’s evening meeting next Wednesday, June 6. Wetherby will set the bar as the first of the county’s nine racecourses to hold Best Dressed Lady (and in some cases, Gentleman) events and competitions across the[Read More]

Gorgeous dates for your diary

May 29, 2018

Here’s our round-up of upcoming gorgeous events around Yorkshire. If you’d like to be featured, simply email gorgeousyorkshire@gmail.com Facing up to the Muses: Tony Harrison and Theatre, explore poet-playwright Harrison’s development through unique images, notebooks and drafts from his literary archive. Until June 16, Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, Parkinson Building, University of Leeds. Admission free.[Read More]

Holiday like an aristocrat at Olliver House

May 24, 2018| 1 Comment

I love looking for holiday properties and one of my favourite sites is Gorgeous Cottages. It is based in Richmond and specialises in the very best self-catering holidays. The owner, Christina, is fussy (in the nicest possible way) about what she allows on her books. She also insists on professional photographs so the website is[Read More]