Ilkley Moor to the Cow and Calf

Ilkley Moor Ilkley Moor is located in Yorkshire, in the UK. It sits looking over the town of Ilkley. It is known for the ‘Cow and Calf’ rocks that can be seen at the old quarry. It is also famous for the Yorkshire anthem, “On Ilkley Moor baht ‘at”. In summer, when the heather is […]

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Bedford Fields Forest Garden Diary

October was mild and gentle this year contributing to a mellow and gradual change in the Forest Garden at Bedford Fields. October was spent mulching beds, coppicing hazel for a trellis on the cabins, creating some raised beds next to the cabin, putting up the new notice board at the entrance to the garden and […]

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Meanwood Valley Urban Farm

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm is in Meanwood in Leeds. At 24 acres it is a little oasis of farm animals (chickens, donkeys, goats and horses), poly tunnels, orchards and food plots.   The entrance fee is modest (£2 for adults and 50p for children) and it has produce for sale including fresh vegetables, eggs, jams and chutney. […]

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Bedford Fields Forest Garden

Bedford Fields Forest Garden Bedford Fields is one of my favourite places to spend time learning about an edible space in a city. Bedford Fields is an open access area so you can drop in whenever you want. It is a wonderful space to stop, reflect and appreciate nature in a city environment.

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Cakes, Cofee and Keralan cuisine in Leeds

  Leeds is a great place for a weekend visit. If you are travelling from London, it is just over two hours by train with Virgin Eastcoast, or there is a regular coach service with National Express and Megabus. Here are three of my favourite places to check out for food in (and around) Leeds. Tharavadu is […]

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