I hadn’t visited Canal Gardens for years so when we decided to have a trip to Roundhay Park, we took in the gardens too and they were looking splendid! I took my own scooter this time as last time I found the ones you can borrow too high to get onto! My dad borrowed a … Continue reading Canal Gardens in the sunshine!
Bit chillier now but we’re still getting plenty of sunshine so a great time to catch some lovely Autumn colours. Rowntree Park in York is starting to look good and I know Roundhay Park, Temple Newsam and Golden Acre in Leeds, Fountains Abbey, Ripon and Thorp Perrow near Bedale will soon be looking spectacular!
OK, so sunshine would have been great but it was so atmospheric with the abbey ruins looming out of the murk! Park at the West Gate entrance and this is where you may need someone to help, go to the lodge at the gates and they will show you what to do: they open the gates … Continue reading A foggy day at Fountains Abbey!
Rowntree Park is always lovely but particularly so in Autumn and just fabulous right now! In Spring it has daffodils and ducklings; there is a ‘reading-café’ which is accessible, a children’s play area and tennis club and you can access the river walkways with their viewing points and the Millennium footbridge over the River Ouse. … Continue reading Rowntree Park, York
The autumn colours seem to be particularly fabulous this year and our determination to get out and see them took us to Roundhay Park. We had borrowed scooters here before but they have changed where you collect them – now it is from the shop at Tropical World. They take your details and show you … Continue reading Magnificent autumn colours!
Here are some places I thoroughly recommend visiting! They are great for everyone but I’ll also mention their accessible features! Click on the title for my full review or the link below to visit their own site. Talkin Tarn Country Park Lake with accessible paths. Café, shop and accessible loos. https://www.visitcumbria.com/car/talkin-tarn/ The Sill, Once … Continue reading Places to visit