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Escaping to Yorkshire for the night….

I visited the Black Swan in Helmsley about 4 years ago on a Sunday is the new Saturday deal. As I was on the mailing list a deal came through and thought why not.

Helmsley is a chocolate box village situated 23 miles north of York. Last time I was at the hotel, it was having a refurb so was interested to see the improvements. Continue reading Escaping to Yorkshire for the night….

Completing No9 off my 40 at 40 List – Yorkshire 3 Peaks

Next on the list was Number 9 – The Yorkshire 3 peaks.  I have not really explored Yorkshire, so was really looking forward to doing this.  I understood that it took between 8-12 hours so set the challenge of doing it in 10 hours.  It felt quite a task doing such a long walk (24.1 miles) but felt confident in completing it.

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