Archive for the tag 'Harrogate'

The viaduct connects Knaresborough with Harrogate on the Harrogate line, in North Yorkshire, England.[8] The line was built in 1848 with the Leeds and Thirsk Railway creating a branch from their line at Starbeck railway station to go through Knaresborough and connect with the line that was being built westwards from York as part of the East and West Yorkshire Junction Railway.[9] Just [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Nov 22nd 2020

…Courtroom Museum

There has been a castle in Knaresborough for over 900 years. Over the centuries there have been significant periods of building and repair work as the castle was adapted to meet changing military requirements, fashions and historic events.
The early castle
We know very little about the castle’s origins but there may have been an Anglo-Saxon [...]

No Comments CherryPie on Nov 21st 2020

A quiet village just north of Harrogate, with a magnificent stately castle, surrounded by lovely gardens and parkland. Ripley Castle and All Saints Church face each other across the village’s cobbled square. The church contains the tombs of several of the Ingilby family, who’s descendants still live in the castle today. Within the churchyard is [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Oct 29th 2020

One of Yorkshire’s most relaxing and innovative gardens at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, RHS Harlow Carr is a showcase of horticultural excellence all year round!
Wonder through the tranquil surroundings of this stunning 58 acre garden and gain ideas for your own borders, or simply relax with family and friends on a leisurely stroll.

Find [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Oct 28th 2020

Harrogate’s Grade II listed, award wining garden was originally simply a footpath beside a stream from the Royal Pump Room to Bog Field where there are thirty-six different mineral wells. Valley Pleasure Grounds were opened in 1887. The gardens were extended by the purchase of ‘Collins Field’ in 1901 creating an area of 17 acres.

Behold [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Oct 28th 2020

The Stray dates back to 1778 when it was created from the forest of Knaresborough to link of Harrogate’s springs together in one area. Since the late 16th Century countless springs had been discovered around Harrogate and deemed to have medicinal properties for their high quantities of Sulphur, iron and other minerals.
Over the years [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Oct 21st 2020

The Coldstones Cut is a piece of public art on a monumental scale. Created by the artist Andrew Sabin as a sculptural response to the Coldstones Quarry at Pateley Bridge, the sculpture functions as an array of platforms from which visitors can view both the spectacular quarry hole and limestone quarrying operation, and the landscape [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Oct 14th 2020

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