Many visitors to the area take a trip on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) based at Grosmont with steam trains running to Pickering and, April to October, to Whitby. This year marks the 40th anniversary of this very popular attraction.
It may be far from the maddening crowd but after the hustle and bustle of a busy summer season, the onset of Autumn can be the perfect time to actually make your own Dales getaway.The crowds have gone, yet there is still tail end of the summer sun
Those of you who remember Leonard Rossiter as Rigsby in, “Rising Damp” and John Thaw in, “Home to Roost” will be keen to know that the Whitby Amateur Dramatics Society is putting on, “Haywire” by the author of the above, Eric Chappell.
Those of you with a love of the Antiques Roadshow, have a great chance to get involved in a special Yorkshire event. On 31st January, there will be a Local Heritage Day at Staxton Village Hall with free tea and cake.
Whitby author, Theresa Tomlinson, is about to launch her latest book, "A Swarming of Bees". Set in Whitby Abbey around the time of St Hilda (7th century), the book is almost a follow up to her last piece, "Wolfgirl".