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Gorgeous dates for your diary

April 17, 2018 No comments

Here’s our round-up of upcoming gorgeous events around Yorkshire. If you’d like to be featured, simply email gorgeousyorkshire@gmail.com York Fashion Week, runway shows, creative workshops, pop up shops, and collection launches, celebrating the city’s style and creativity. April 16-22. For details of the full programme and to book tickets online visit http://www.yorkfashionweek.co.uk 15th Birthday Celebration,[Read More]

Getting the best out of Robin Hood’s Bay

April 13, 2018 No comments

Work took me to beautiful Robin Hood’s Bay and knowing how busy this former fishing village gets, I set off before the crack of dawn.There’s an awful lot to be said for being an early bird. I’m not keen on crowds and I have a fear of not being able to park so getting there[Read More]

A song of heat and ice at Titanic Spa

November 3, 2017 1 Comment

One of my favourite spas in the UK is right here in gorgeous Yorkshire – Titanic Spa, near Huddersfield. It’s at Linthwaite, locally known as Linfit, apparently, a village four miles west of Huddersfield in the Colne Valley. Textile mills were built there in the early 1900s, harnessing the power of the River Colne. The[Read More]

Escape to a shepherd’s hut

June 30, 2017 No comments

We love Yorkshire but sometimes our travels take us to other beautiful places and this is one we wanted to share. It’s a luxurious, hand-built shepherd’s hut in the most beautiful location. It belongs to Alun Moore, owner of  Beacon Hill Farm, an award-winning holiday idyll at Longhorsley, near Morpeth, in Northumberland. He and his[Read More]

Why I love The Principal York

February 3, 2017 1 Comment

One of my missions this year is to build a few more treats into my life. It was beginning to feel a bit like Groundhog Day. Work, eat, swim, sleep, repeat. Yawn. I’ve already made a slam bang start with a Friday night  stay at The Principal York, which used to be known as The[Read More]