History: Castle Hill

Castle Hill is a scheduled monument overlooking Huddersfield. The hilltop currently features the Victoria tower. With the hill has being inhabited for at least 4 thousand years. Early History The Mesolithic hunter and gatherers were the first people to visit and temporarily settle on the hill. During the early iron age around 555 BC, a

History: Lotherton Hall

Lotherton Hall is a large country house once owned by the Gascoignes. Currently, it is a museum within the Leeds Museums and Galleries group and is open to the public with gardens and a bird garden. History and the Gascoignes Lotherton hall first came into the possession of the Gascoignes when it was purchased in
Seated in a Borough of its own name, Scarborough is a gorgeous north sea coast town. With stunning limestone cliffs and the older parts of town situated around the harbour. Scarborough is the largest holiday resort of the Yorkshire Coast, and we can see why. History: The town is fabled to have been founded in

History: Battle of Towton

The Battle of towton fought on 29th march 1461 was a turning point of the war of the roses and probably the largest and bloodiest battle ever fought on english soil. It occurred in Towton in North Yorkshire and has startling archaeological significance. Setting The battle took place on a plateau between the towns of
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History: Leeds Town Hall

The Leeds town hall showcases Yorkshire’s ingenuity completely and has been used as a model for civic buildings across Britain and the British Empire, being one of the earliest and largest. It is a key part of Leeds’ heritage and serves several cultural functions. Hosting tours, concerts and performances. The Planning Until 1813 Leeds City

Cloud Nine Candy

Join us behind the scenes with Cloud Nine Candy a sweets shop in Leeds. They make amazing hand crafted baked goods and stock a wide range of sweets both nostalgic and American. All from within their shop stocked from top to bottom with sweet treats galore. Cookie Dough They make some of the creamiest cookie

Towns Of Yorkshire Deep Dive: Ripon

Ripon is a cathedral city, within the Borough of Harrogate. It is the smallest city in Yorkshire. Situated at the joining of two tributaries to the River Ure. The city is famous for its main feature the Ripon Cathedral, an architecturally significant religious building, its racecourse and the marketplace. History During prehistory the area which

History: Tetley Brewery

The remnants of the Tetley Brewery now consist of a contemporary art gallery and the current park development. However, the area has a rich history that connects the area to Yorkshire and Leeds. History The Tetley family has had strong links with the beer industry since as far back as 1740. Specifically in the Leeds