We met Jennifer when we were looking for someone to carve a date stone for our latest project.
Jennifer produces some amazing stone sculptures and also runs a few stone carving courses each year.
Under Jennifer’s guidance Roger spent a weekend turning a piece of limestone into a carving of a highland bull.
Malton is gaining a big reputation for food and attracting unique food producers.
With just a few organised tours each month, early booking is strongly recommended.
Choose from the artisan or gin o’clock tour.
York Cycling Tours will take you off the beaten track to fascinating places you won’t see on a typical bus or walking tour. Travelling on cycle paths and designated lanes at a leisurely pace, you’ll get a factual but good-humoured look at York’s fascinating and often grisly history. Tours take about two hours with an average travelling speed of 1,000 years an hour.
In the north york moors, about 15 miles from Doodale Cottage.
Particularly scenic when the heather is out in September. Possible detour to Levisham for lunch at the Horseshoe Inn.
Walk length – 5 or 7 miles.
Starting from the pretty market town of Helmsley, about 17 miles from Doodale Cottage.
Walk from the market town of Helmsley to Rievaulx Abbey and then view Rievaulx Abbey from above at Rievaulx Terrace before returning to Helmsley.
Walk length – 7 miles.
Starting from the heart of the North York Moors at Rosedale Abbey, about 17 miles from Doodale Cottage.
Great views, walk past the ironstone mines and kilns, cake and homemade lemonade at Dale Head Farm Tea Garden recommended.
Walk length – 7.5 miles.
Starting from Goathland (Aidensfield in the TV series Heartbeat) in the North York Moors, about 21 miles from Doodale Cottage.
Walk on the rail trail from Goathland to Grosmont and return by steam train.
Walk length – 4 miles.
Starting from Cloughton on the A171 between Robin Hoods Bay and Scarborough, about 26 miles from Doodale Cottage.
A circular walk going along the coast and returning along the mainly flat old railway track.
Walk length – 5 miles.