Blogs from Ilkley, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe


Europe » United Kingdom » England » West Yorkshire » Ilkley January 21st 2008

Hi All, If any of you didn't realise me and Laura are jetting off around the world on friday starting in India. Just a quick note to introduce you all to our travel blog and hopefully show you how it will work. We will be adding entries every week or so telling you all what we're up to and including pictures of all of our adventures! You should receive automatic emails each time we add an entry to which you can just click on the link to take you straight to our latest entry. It would be great to hear from you whilst we're away so just add your comments in the box after any of the blog entries to tell us how you're all getting on. We hope you all have a great year (I ... read more

Europe » United Kingdom » England » West Yorkshire » Ilkley March 3rd 2007

Ilkley Europe » United Kingdom » England » Yorkshire » Ilkley By lgh5000March 3rd 2007The following Saturday my dad and I started out in Ilkley. We walked around the town a bit, and then had an almost 2 hour hike over the moors, of which we did our own trail blazing. It was so much fun! :) My poor dad had to hike in his dress shoes... The two rock formations we got to are known as the Cow and the Calf.... read more

Europe » United Kingdom » England » West Yorkshire » Ilkley August 5th 2006

I'm starting off the blog for my, Dave and Joe's trip to Thailand! We set off on monday to Abu Dhabi, then change planes to Bangkok. I've used the same blog site as the Japan trip so don't get confused by all the stuff about Japan underneath this!... read more

Europe » United Kingdom » England » West Yorkshire » Ilkley July 30th 2006

Ilkley As I write this I can hear the distant drone of the helicopter as it circles overhead, trying to douse the flames and to help the fire fighting up on Ilkley Moor. The fire has lasted for days. On Thursday I went up to take these pictures and was shocked by the scale of the fire. Two fires were on the plateau of the moor, the smoke obscuring the view ahead. And that’s the point of today’s blog. I didn’t travel far for this - 30 minutes climb up from my parent’s house. But the billowing smoke, flames and boiling clouds on what is a damp place, a water source, is a shock. Ilkley Moor is an important place, a focus of Yorkshire’s identity. When large swathes go up in smoke, the damage will ... read more
Edge of the fire
Fire, Ilkley Moor
smoke from moorland fires

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