Top Withens (or Top Withins as it is sometimes known) is widely accepted to be the inspiration for the location of Wuthering Heights – the Earnshaw family house in the book by Emily Bronte. Set high on the moors above the Bronte’s home village of Haworth in Yorkshire it is incredible to believe that people […]Read more "Top Withens"
The Tour de France gave us (and Yorkshire) a couple of days that we will never forget. Equally I am really proud that Yorkshire provided the Tour de France with a couple of days it will never forget.Read more "Tour de France in Yorkshire Revisited"
Aysgarth Falls are a stunning set of three waterfalls – the Upper, Middle, and Lower Falls – in Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales. Though the falls are not particularly high the River Ure passes over a series of limestone steps which are picturesque when the river level is low and very dramatic after a spate […]Read more "Aysgarth Falls"
The demolition of the Bradford and Bingley building which stands right in the centre of Bingley is now well under way and it looks like in a couple of weeks time all that will be left will be a large pile of rubble.Read more "Picking Over The Bones"
Back in May (I know I’ve taken ages to get these photos sorted) Haworth held its annual 1940s weekend where it seems that the whole world descends on the village in Yorkshire to celebrate that particular decade. The event itself is not without controversy since many of the people who come in costume come as […]Read more "Haworth 1940’s Weekend"
Shipley Glen in West Yorkshire is often touted as a great attraction and despite living in the area for years and working in Shipley too I had never actually been. I knew there was a tramway which used to be a major attraction from Victorian times but it has been disused for a few years […]Read more "Abandoned in Shipley Glen"