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Two days in James Herriot country

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Saturday 29th December 2012

The advantage of moving around a lot is that you feel at home in most places. And that was certainly the case when we made a two-day trip to North Yorkshire this week. We lived in James Herriot country for three years and I’ve got very happy memories of our time there. We renovated a three-bedroom farmhouse with glorious views across the fields and moved in when my daughter was ...keep reading

Bettys – the top tea place in the land

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Monday 9th April 2012

When my children were younger we always spent Easter in the Lake District – an idyllic place for fresh air, bracing walks round Derwentwater and Easter egg hunts overlooking the Newlands Valley. The last Easter we spent there, two years ago, was just a few months after the terrible Lake District floods, when towns and villages were cut off from the outside world and the whole area was turned into ...keep reading