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How Stean Blog March 2017

How Stean Blog March 2017   They Elevated Burn’s Soul … The Curlew One of our most loved birds is surely the curlew and it is especially loved by those who encounter them on their breeding grounds on, amongst other places, the hills of Nidderdale. Most loved perhaps for their delightful evocative, almost atmospheric, call, […]

Jayne’s Mega Awesome Scones

Jayne’s Mega Awesome Scones The great scone/scone debate Okay, this debate has been going on for many years around the country. Is it scone? Or is it scone? Hmmm, I can see a problem here – they both say the same when written down, but whichever one you say, I bet you think that the […]

Clare’s Crispy Yorkshire Puddings

“Clare, can you do something on the blog?” says Monty. “Er……yer…….suppose” says I.  But what on earth am I going to blog about? I’m thinking I will be asked to do this again so I’m going to start simple then I have somewhere to go. Do people want to hear me waffle? Probably not! Do […]

Some people will have a lichen for this.

Looks like we have a lot of posh sounding residents living in the gorge. How Stean Gorge listHow Stean Gorge summary And you just thought it was small green goo.  

The Cabin Cafe at Scar House – Now open weekends 12.00-16.00

The Cabin will be open on fine weekends for Cakes, Ice Creams, Drinks and Tourist Information The Nidderdale Rambler bus service will be running Sunday & Monday stopping at Harrogate, Brimham Rock, Pateley & Upper Nidderdale – visit dalesbus.org for times  

How Stean Blog March 2017

How Stean Blog March 2017   They Elevated Burn’s Soul … The Curlew One of our most loved birds is surely the curlew and it is especially loved by those who encounter them on their breeding grounds on, amongst other places, the hills of Nidderdale. Most loved perhaps for their delightful evocative, almost atmospheric, call, […]

How Stean Blog March 2016

Dog’s Mercury For sure we all know best what signs tell us personally when spring is just around the corner.  For some it is surely the haunting cry of the curlew or aerobatic antics of the lapwing but flowers can equally be a harbinger of what, for me at least, is my favourite time of […]

High Quiality Local Original Artwork

We have two excelent displays on at the moment at the gorge Teressa Boast has some larger than life wild life We have a full cabinet of Andrew Sanders & David Wallace stuning Glass work. All Ideal Valantine Gifts for the Lady with Discerning taste.          

How Stean Blog February 2016 Otters

Otters – Lutra lutra We have only one species of otter in the UK; the sea otter is the same species as the one that inhabits our rivers and which visits How Stean Gorge, indeed probably lives there. Do you know of a holt, an otter’s home, in Upper Nidderdale? You need to be careful […]