Not so far from Tythebarn House is Holmepark Fell, or is it Newbiggin Crags, I’m never quite sure where one ends and the other begins. Either way it’s a beautiful walk on a crisp, snowy, winter’s day.
It’s there you’ll find the sheep in almost perfectly-parted coats.
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Just a gentle stroll beside the Lancaster Canal on a January afternoon
….. with camera in hand ….
Continue reading “Along the Hedgerows of Holme”
Lady’s Slipper, Fairy Steps and Silver Dale are words that conjure up a land of day dreaming and story telling. Finding your way from Tythebarn House B&B around this patchwork of wonder and wildlife in a far-flung corner of Lancashire is magical in itself with its mysterious maze of crisscrossing roads and county boundaries.
The old county name (in parts) of Westmorland suites our story well. Only on a family cycling day out did my mind map finally work out the way around Arnside & Silverdale AONB without getting lost!
Continue reading “Slippers, Steps and Silverdale Sunsets….”
….. how green you are, how green you are, how green”
As children we played a singing game using these words. At family gatherings the after dinner-game was to hide an object somewhere around the room. The singing began and the searcher, usually one of the children, came into the room and started the hunt. The closer they got to discovering the item the louder the singing became, reaching a crescendo at the find.
Those words now have a whole new meaning in our environmentally conscious world.
Remembering those family events and humming the tune to myself I wandered around our B&B thinking about ‘How Green’ we are.
With a smile, I realized it all began with our home, Tythebarn House B&B , recycled from a redundant farm building!
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…. and there’s a smell of garlic in the April air.
Take a walk from Tythebarn House B&B towards Burton-in-Kendal. Look out for Holme Park Farm and a footpath sign on the left. Head up past the farm buildings and through the wooded area on to Farleton Fell, part of the Limestone-link, and you’re sure to smell garlic in the April air!
Continue reading “Take a Walk on the Wild Side …..”