Category Archives: Farm life

Look up at the sky day

Today is national ‘Look up at the Sky Day’, a day to step outdoors look upwards and take it all in. I wasn’t quick enough with the camera this morning, but it prompted me to look back at a couple of photos of ‘big’ sky. Whilst I love a bright blue sky day with hardly […]

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Quirky Yorkshire Tipi Weddings

They say ‘a picture paints a thousand words’, so with very few words at all I’d love to share with you some stunning photographs of one of last year’s wonderfully quirky Tipi Weddings here in Yorkshire. Very big thanks go to Zara and Anton for sharing them with us all.

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February Half Term Activities

Read on for inspiration about activities to do from the doorstep of Newton Grange and those within a 10 minute, 20 minute and 1 hour drive. There are some great activities to do in the Yorkshire Dales this February Half Term. Here’s a sneak preview of some of our favourite suggestions:

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Our story – in this month’s Aspire magazine

Delighted to read our feature in this month’s Aspire magazine – a great little resource for finding out more about the local area and businesses within it.

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The new 2017 Farm Stay Brochures have arrived

It’s always great to see the new set of Farm Stay Brochures – available for all guests in our cottages and B&B rooms to browse and take home with them. Farm Stay is a brilliant network of accommodation found in delightful, rural settings throughout the country – often on working farms. From Bed and Breakfasts […]

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Local history and restoration at Newton Grange Farm

Newton Grange Farm has two listed buildings on it – Newton Grange Farmhouse and The Chapel House. Both are Grade II listed. We thought it would be interesting to look a little further in to local history – with the help of an archaeologist friend, we found out some interesting things.

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Challenge yourself in the Yorkshire Dales

A new year is upon us. A chance to pause and reflect, and perhaps to plan ahead too and make 2017 the year when we take part in something that takes us out of our comfort zone and try something new. We have put together a list of a a few challenge events taking place […]

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Autumn leaves when the grass is jewelled…

And the silk inside a chestnut shell Jetplanes in the air to be refuelled All these things I love so well So I mustn’t forget No, I mustn’t forget To say a great big Thank  You I mustn’t forget…

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A wonderful walk to discover the Norber Erratics

Combine a day’s walking in the fresh air, stunning scenery, the warmth of sunshine on my face, a touch of physical geography, and the fabulous company of friends and I could not be happier. Here in the Yorkshire Dales we are blessed with dramatic landscapes, none more so than our recent day out to the Norber […]

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A summer of events in the Yorkshire Dales

Now the sun is shining brightly we are ever brimming with excitement at a fun-filled summer of local events in the Yorkshire Dales and the chance to discover something new. With last weekend’s fabulous Le Petit Depart from Skipton and the fabulous Malham Safari Trail the weekend before, we feel so thankful to have the picturesque Yorkshire Dales […]

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