A Day Out in Harrogate

Nestled in the heart of Yorkshire, Harrogate is the ideal place to go for a weekend of relaxation, or an afternoon of retail therapy. This picturesque spa town was popular among Edwardian and Victorian high society and has continued to be a top tourist spot ever since. I recently visited the town for a couple of days, so thought I’d share my best finds with you.

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The Pumpkin Patch

Today I visited my first ever pumpkin patch. Well, it was more like one of those ‘pick your own’ fruit and veg farm that are commonplace in the English countryside. It was lovely to wander around the fairly peaceful surroundings and get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, which I have seem to have grown accustomed to since moving to Hull. Although I also grew up in a city, my parents would often take drives out into the country on weekends and I never realise how much I miss it until I venture out of the concrete jungle.

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York May 2016

York is one of my favourite places, so I obviously jumped at the chance to visit for a couple of days with my parents. I had just handed in my dissertation and was ready for a much-needed rest before the final push of third year. It was perfect; we shopped, drank lots of tea and finished the weekend off with a huge roast at Middletons Hotel. I thought I’d share some of my pictures of the weekend here on my blog.

Lovely tea and an omelette at The Drawing Board
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