7 Perfect Picnic Locations for National Picnic Week

National Picnic Week offers tips, advice, recipes and other information to encourage people to get outside, find great local al fresco dining sites and enjoy the perfect picnic. Food really does taste better outdoors, and there are few better ways of making the most of the summer! So here are a few recommendations for the … More 7 Perfect Picnic Locations for National Picnic Week

Cottage of the Week – The Longhouse, nr. Pickering, Yorkshire

Dating from the 17th century, this Grade II listed Yorkshire longhouse offers the perfect proposition: a wealth of charming period features combined with a number of modern day conveniences in a delightful corner of the UK. You will find open beams in abundance, an original range fireplace; stone flagged floors, period furniture and sumptuous furnishings. Modern … More Cottage of the Week – The Longhouse, nr. Pickering, Yorkshire

Mr. Turner’s Britain: 5 Destinations that Shaped the Artist

With Mr. Turner currently earning great notices and a retrospective of his late work exhibiting at The Tate, the life and work of artist Joseph Mallord William Turner has never been more talked about. But with a career spanning over 60 years involving the creation of countless sketches and paintings in several different countries, understanding … More Mr. Turner’s Britain: 5 Destinations that Shaped the Artist

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

We teamed up with our friends at Hoseasons and Canvas Holidays to tackle Yorkshire’s Three Peaks this weekend, raising much-needed funds for the Three Peaks Project in the process. Great (dry!) weather made for ideal walking conditions and a really fun (though exhausting!) day. Find more info on the Three Peaks Project on their website.