Count Down to Christmas

Count Down to Christmas

  December in and around the North York Moors National Park can be a snowy wonderland, a bright crisp winter’s day or a star sparkling night, whatever the weather there’s a warm hearty glow from Crag House Farm. We’re getting ready for the...

November is here!

Now that the clocks have gone back and our glorious summer is just a sweet warm memory, so the crisp bright starry skies that the North York Moors are famous for really come into their own.  From the wonder of the Northern lights to moon and stars sparkling on the sea...
October sees changing colours and the nights are drawing in

October sees changing colours and the nights are drawing in

It is stunning up here on the Moors this autumn with swathes of golden bracken alongside rowan berry and rosehip jewels. Walking, cycling or just sitting with a glass of wine or cup of tea and cake in hand you’ll be awed by the natural beauty of the North York...

September – Mindfulness Month on the North York Moors

The summer has been glorious!  The moors and coast have been buzzing with activities and adventures, what fun we have all had. But now is the time to stop, take stock, reflect on your busy life and take time out for yourself. There’s no better place to do that...

Look what’s ‘popping up’ in York this summer!

Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre will ‘pop up’ in York from June 25th until September 2nd.  A first in Europe. ‘More than 400 years ago, the first audiences for Shakespeare’s plays enjoyed an experience that was as intimate as it was exciting,...
May Magic

May Magic

May is a most magical time of the year here on the North York Moors. The haunting refrain of the Curlew is thrilling and the cheeky sound of the Cuckoo has returned. And as for walking ..we are totally spoilt for choice A favourite walk from our doorstep leads down...
Farndale’s Famous Daffodil Walk

Farndale’s Famous Daffodil Walk

This is such a glorious time of year, buds are bursting, the haunting refrain of the Curlew has returned and we look forward to our annual walk in beautiful Farndale along the banks of the gently meandering River Dove to see the spectacle of thousand upon thousand of...
‘Beast from the East’ Snow at Crag House Farm

‘Beast from the East’ Snow at Crag House Farm

It was definitely getting colder, the Union Jack flag showed the icy wind was coming over the moors from the sea. Bright and sunny though, just right for drying up the wet muddy ground, getting on with a bit of spring maintenance and a theatre trip to York with a meal...
Dark Skies Festival

Dark Skies Festival

9th – 25th February 2018 Breath-taking by day and night. The vast open skies of the North York Moors National Park make this a stunning stargazing location with very low light pollution and clear horizons.  In towns and cities you might be fortunate to spot a...
Valentine’s Day – How did it all start?

Valentine’s Day – How did it all start?

Valentine’s Day – Thought to have originated from the Roman festival ‘Lupercalia’ in celebration of Spring time. In 300 A.D. Emperor Claudius ll banned marriage – he thought married men would make bad soldiers!  A young priest named...