Category Archives: Yorkshire Parks

Heading for the hills: A day out in Saltaire

I’d love to go and see the David Hockney: A Bigger Picture exhibition currently on at the Roya Academy, but I can’t see me getting the opportunity. Instead we decided to to take a trip to Saltaire yesterday and check … Continue reading

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If you’re abbey and you know it

The first good thing about a trip from Manchester to Bolton Abbey is the journey. This Yorkshire tourist trap had been on my to-do list for a while; I’ve been to Skipton, but never made it the extra five minutes. … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Sculpture Park

When I told CJ we were heading to Yorkshire Sculpture Park, she was not convinced. As usual she wondered where the playground was. As usual, I pointed out that one of her favourite places is Walkden Gardens where there is … Continue reading

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Hot Toddy: Out and about in Todmorden

There’s a dilemma when it comes to categorising Centre Vale Park in Todmorden. Yorkshire or Lancashire? The county boundary used to run through the middle of Todmorden, it is now officially in West Yorkshire, but with an Oldham postcode. I … Continue reading

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Calder Holmes Park, Hebden Bridge

MAP LOCALĀ  WEBPAGES Yes, I know that Hebden Bridge is not in Greater Manchester, but we are allowed to escape now and again. It’s also fair to say that Hebden Bridge is much closer to some parts of Greater Manchester … Continue reading

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