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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.

Brooding Brontë Country

Jane Austen’s patch of England is the “green and pleasant land” of the old Anglican hymn. The tears, aching hearts and (for the most part) happy endings were based on the author’s experiences in the elegant streets of Bath, the cosy villages of Hampshire and the grand estates of Derbyshire. Austen’s greatest female literary competitors… 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 and… Continue 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

Hebden Bridge Accommodation

Hebden Bridge has established itself as popular tourist destination with many local attractions and some of the most popular walking in Britain, according to the National Trust. As a result there is a constant demand for accommodation in Hebden Bridge. The exquisite setting, the luxurious decor and the unique character of Walshaw Lodge make it… Continue Reading

Country House to Rent

Walshaw Lodge is a unique county house to rent, whatever the occasion. The Exclusive use of one of West Yorkshire’s finest venues, combined with the dramatic and beautiful countryside, makes it a great option when you are looking to rent a country house – be it for the weekend, a week or even longer. With… Continue Reading