Coverham Coverham is a small village approximately 3km’s from Middleham in the Yorkshire Dales. Mentioned in the Doomsday book, we know that in 1086, the local lord was Count Alan (of Brittany) who had founded Richmond and Middleham Castles a few years earlier. The medieval village, which lay to the south no longer shows much… Read More Coverham: Holy Trinity Church
Bolton Castle is situated in the Yorkshire Dales 54 miles to the north west of York. Permission for the castle to be built was given by Richard II, and it was complete by 1399. (I wrote more about it’s history here) Quadrangular in design, it was built with defense in mind, and the living quarters… Read More Stories of Bolton Castle Part 2: Mary, Queen of Scots.
Visitor Information Jervaulx Abbey is a former Cistercian monastery in North Yorkshire, located on the A6108 approximately 3.6 miles from the market town of Middleham, and 14.8 miles from Ripon. The ruins are now on private land, but are run as a tourist attraction with easy access and an honesty box for a modest entry… Read More Exploring Jervaulx Abbey