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Parcavall Hall and Gardens

Parcevall Hall is a hidden gem right in the heart of Wharfedale and is situated only a few miles from Appletreewick.

Me and Sal had a day out there earlier in the year and, as is usual for us, the first port of call was the tearoom. I'm usually a coffee man but surprised her by joining her in a pot of delicious Yorkshire tea which went down a treat.

We then walked up through the woods, where the bluebells were in full bloom, to a delightful waterfall and pond. As usual, Sal kept wandering off with her camera. I've lost count of the number of times she's just disappears and then saunters back about fifteen minutes later. I usually find a bench and just sit and wait for her.

Next was a stroll up the the Hall and gardens. The gardens were laid out in terraces by the late Sir William Milner from 1927 onwards and are planted with specimens from around the world, many collected from Western China and the Himalayas. It is now a RHS garden.

All the springtime flowers were jus…