Bettys Café Tea Rooms in Harrogate, Yorkshire

Bettys Harrogate

The British have a longstanding love of afternoon tea and, if you’re visiting Harrogate in Yorkshire, there’s one tea shop that you have to try out – Bettys Café Tea Rooms. Bettys Cafe Tea Room in Harrogate, England was opened in 1919 by Frederick Belmont, a young Swiss confectioner. He aimed to serve quality, traditional English tea, Yorkshire specialities, and continental delights -making ... Read Full Article

Exploring Bolton Abbey in the Yorkshire Dales of England


It’s picturesque, has a fascinating history, provides plenty of  walking trails and is a place that people of all ages can enjoy – it’s Bolton Abbey, in the Yorkshire Dales. The village of Bolton Abbey is located seven miles from Skipton, 17 miles from Harrogate, and lies on the banks of the River Wharfe. There you’ll find the Bolton Abbey estate, of about 30,000 acres, which is perhaps best ... Read Full Article

Brimful With Rocks: Brimham Rocks, North Yorkshire


Located within the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in North Yorkshire, Brimham Rocks is an area characterised by dramatic rock formations. My first visit to Brimham Rocks was years ago as a child but, other than the fact that there were a lot of rocks, I couldn’t remember a great deal about it. So given the opportunity to re-visit recently, I jumped at the chance. My ... Read Full Article