Is the North York Moors National Park a Jurassic Park?

Is the North York Moors National Park a Jurassic Park?

You may be surprised to learn that lions, elephants and hippo’s were once commonplace roaming this Yorkshire countryside – that was about 60,000 years ago and dinosaurs were long gone. But how do we know all this? Fossils of course! When Victorian...
Early May bank holiday 10% discount

Early May bank holiday 10% discount

What have you got planned for the first week in May? How about a stroll along the cliffs above Whitby and witness the spectacle of cyclists and peloton whizzing along stage 3 of the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire. Visit stunning Castle Howard and take in their Festival of...
It’s blooming lovely  Out and about in April

It’s blooming lovely Out and about in April

Spring has sprung, the Easter holidays are on the horizon. Kick off the month with an amazing walk along the meandering banks of the river Dove in nearby Farndale to marvel at the famous abundant swathes of tiny wild daffodils – said to have been planted...
Mad March

Mad March

Mad march hares, the ides of march, mothers day.This is always a surprising time of the year, at the moment here at Crag House Farm on the North York Moors we have already heard the Curlew calling and the daffodils, bursting honeysuckle buds and hazel catkins are...
February Dark Skies Festival

February Dark Skies Festival

Ghost walks, Go Ape Night Zips, Owl Prowls and Nocturnal Feasts on a Farm. Take the opportunity to hear Henrique Araujo, Professor of Physics at Imperial College or be spellbound by Dr Tim O’Brien of the University of Manchester’s Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics....
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...