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Congratulations to Yorkshire!

With the success of the Brownlee brothers in the men’s triathlon yesterday in London, this now brings Yorkshire to “10th in the medal table”! The county, known as “God’s own country”, were it competing as individual nation, would rank 10th –  above the Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa and Australia. Now that’s impressive!

Full details can be found in this great article from the Huffington Post UK edition.

Events in Brontë Country

Events in Brontë Country

Visit Bradford, one of the really useful local tourism sites has come up with a wonderful interactive map which lists many of the events taking place in Brontë Country this year. The link to the map can be found here: Visit Bradford – Brontë Country Map.  

Let’s Connect!

Let’s Connect!

Are you on Facebook? Are you on Twitter? If you answered yes to either of these questions then we’d love to connect with you. Here are links to both our profiles. If you’ve been to stay at Walshaw Lodge, we’d love it if you could write any positive feedback on the Facebook wall or, ideally,Continue Reading

Pennine Yorkshire As Seen on Screen

Pennine Yorkshire As Seen on Screen

You’ve probably already seen some parts of Pennine Yorkshire, as the settings for these successful films and TV programmes. Holmfirth – Last of the Summer Wine, the world’s longest running TV comedy is filmed in the picturesque town of Holmfirth. Visit the exhibition inside Compo’s House, where there’s a collection of photographs and memorabilia andContinue Reading

Great Things To Do In Pennine Yorkshire

Great Things To Do In Pennine Yorkshire

Heptonstall Follow the Heptonstall Trail (booklet available at shops, pubs & cafes in Heptonstall) to explore the Octagonal Methodist Church and Parish Church ruins. Don’t miss the Heptonstall Museum in the Old Grammar School building, telling the story of the infamous Cragg Vale Coiners and Heptonstall’s part in the English Civil War. Nearby ‘Weaver’s Square’Continue Reading

Walshaw Lodge Music Weekend

Music at Walshaw presents a weekend of classical concerts at Walshaw Lodge coming up on the 26th and 27th June 2010. This year, we are having two events, both featuring Moshe Friedman (cello) and Margaret Bruce (piano). Moshe and Margaret are two of the most popular performers that we have had in previous years andContinue Reading