Towneley Hall, Burnley

Towneley Hall, Burnley

When you ask most people to tell you about Burnley, Lancashire, they might mention the town’s industrial past, its football team, or some of its many famous residents. What they are less likely to mention is the impressive green spaces and architecture of the town. Among these are Towneley Park and Towneley Hall, an impressive […]

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A trip to Skipton Castle

Skipton Castle

We found ourselves in North Yorkshire this weekend visiting some friends, and took the opportunity to return to Skipton, and to visit Skipton Castle.  It was a relatively easy choice as, as well as being an interesting historical site which is easy to get to and has plenty to see, is suitable for both a […]

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Harmondsworth Moor

Harmondsworth Moor

The village of Harmondsworth is overshadowed now by its near neighbour, Heathrow Airport, but there are still interesting places there to visit. You may be most familiar with the place as the name on Penguin books for many years, which carried the information that they were printed in Harmondsworth, Middlesex, or the historic buildings of […]

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