This is a gorgeous place to visit at any time of year, full of mature trees, beautiful shrubs and loads of daffodils and bluebells in Spring. There are national collections of various plants, a birds of prey centre, a lake, a tearoom, accessible loos and ample parking. You can hire mobility scooters sturdy enough to … Continue reading Thorp Perrow Arboretum
Recently we visited somewhere we’ve only been to once before at a different time of year, a couple of places we are very familiar with at all times of the year, somewhere completely new and somewhere we haven’t been to for 19 years! All of them were great in different ways. It’s lovely to go … Continue reading Revisiting familiar places
Sorry for the awful pun, but now is a brilliant time to visit Thorp Perrow Arboretum near Bedale as the acers are a fabulous blaze of colour as well as many other trees which are also looking wonderful. We hired a scooter (for £1), the ‘off-road’ type and they give you a map which shows … Continue reading An ace(r) time to visit!
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!
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