Looking Ahead to Winter

Looking Ahead to Winter

Sadly, the decent autumn weather we’ve been experiencing will probably come to and end soon, and the colder temperatures will make themselves felt very soon! This autumn has been spectacular and while we’ve had some rain and wind, so far the weather has...
Forge Valley Woodlands

Forge Valley Woodlands

So just outside Scarborough you’ll find Forge Valley Woodlands. They’re located in the North York Moor National Park and have a flat two-mile boarded footpath through the hear of them. Discover them between East Ayton and Hackness. Lovely to walk through...
Autumn Colours On Our Trees

Autumn Colours On Our Trees

Autumn has most definitely arrived! The leaves have changed colour and some trees are already bare. Conker season has been and gone, and next spring’s buds are just about visible on the tips of tree branches. We’ve had the usual mix of weather: rain, wind...
So We Are Not Always At Work!

So We Are Not Always At Work!

We all need a break from time to time. And what better way to relax than by attending a food festival? Yorkshire is blessed with many of these, from the small and intimate to the huge! There are a number that stick in the mind: York, Malton and Leeds. Yet the smaller...
Nights Are Drawing In …

Nights Are Drawing In …

… Bringing you the chance to do some night sky exploration! September means the sun sets earlier each day, and the sunrise takes place slightly later. By 23rd September, the day and the night are of equal length, which means we’ve reached the Autumnal...
Coppicing

Coppicing

So what is coppicing? It’s a traditional method of managing woodland. Trees are cut down to encourage new growth from the resulting stump. If a wood has been coppiced, then it’s usually referred to as a copse. Did you know that coppiced hardwoods are still...