Monthly Archives: June 2013

In search of the simple things in life

So I put down my phone, my computer – the screen – the words and images that demand an ‘always on’ world.  How there remains little room to think and breathe and look up and out. I retreat and open the door to the dining room.  It is still.  Inside at least.  I look outside […]

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Creative Cupcakes – Join our new masterclass

With a touch of magic….on a Monday evening in July, the Yorkshire Cake Fairy will be sharing her cake decorating and icing skills at Newton Grange in our very own Creative Cupcakes masterclass. We are delighted to be working with Sue Tennant, the Yorkshire Cake Fairy, and opening the doors of Newton Grange to an […]

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In awe of the Sydney S.T.A.R.S

Five years ago, a team of Australian trail runners stayed at Newton Grange to take part in the first ever Oxfam Trailtrekker –   a 100km route on foot from Skipton through the Yorkshire Dales, to be completed in teams of four in less than 30 hours.  They won.  In a time of 13 hours […]

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