10 hidden gem villages within an easy drive of Leeds for a breathtaking winter walk
While there are plenty of stunning parks and walking trails in Leeds, sometimes it’s nice to get out of the city and explore Yorkshire’s lesser-known villages. Take in the breath-taking scenery, quaint buildings and rolling hills.
Here are 10 of the best villages within an easy drive of Leeds that may be less familiar.
The window seat in the White Horse is ruined and it’s all Jude Law’s fault. Since he sat there in 2006, eyeballing Cameron Diaz for a scene in the Baileys-sweet romcom The Holiday, film fans have flocked to the pub to park their own derrieres on the now-devastated leather. It’s a pilgrimage of sorts, a homage to the Christmas flick that’s back on the box.
A brand-new chippy has opened in Basildon city centre, offering proper, hearty, and affordable fish and chips to Basildon residents. The Station Chippy, in South Walk, behind the Basildon bus station opened on Thursday, next to the popular station café- being the only chippy in Basildon city centre, the next closest being Adam’s Fish Bar in Ballard’s Walk and Kings Fish and Chips in Clay Hill Road.
New York's skyline is has a striking addition as the Bjarke Ingels Group's (BIG) One High Line skyscrapers are near completion and poised to welcome their first residents. Nestled adjacent to New York's iconic High Line, this architectural marvel stands tall at 122 meters and comprises two interconnected twisting condominium towers. The development's east tower reaches an impressive 91 meters, housing 87 residences and featuring a lavish Faena hotel. In contrast, the west tower soars to a height
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The storied Swiss resort of St Moritz, recognised across the globe as the mothership of Alpine luxury, has welcomed a shiny new five-star hotel, the Grace La Margna, ahead of the winter season, swelling its number to six stellar pads.