Mr Monkey's home page Sitemap

Mr Monkey in Yorkshire

Mr Monkey takes the Scarborough Flyer to York
September 2010 - Mr Monkey takes a steam train to York for a day out.
Mr Monkey catches the Scarborough Flyer at Stockport, but gets off at York where he visits the Quilt Museum, crosses the city via the wall, a park, a bridge and a tunnel, inspects streamlining at the National Railway Museum, then catches the Scarborough Flyer back home. (22 pages)

Mr Monkey spends a day in Harrogate
July 2009 - Mr Monkey pays a short visit to Harrogate.
Mr Monkey drives to Harrogate, looks at sculptures by Lucy Casson, and has a snack at Betty's Tea Rooms. (9 pages)

Mr Monkey in York
February 2008 - Mr Monkey visits York for a couple of days.
Mr Monkey visits Fairfax House, the Jorvik Viking Centre and York Minster, takes a boat trip on the Ouse, and visits the National Railway Museum. (66 pages)

Mr Monkey in Harrogate
August 2007 - Mr Monkey goes to the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate.
Mr Monkey revisits the Courthouse Museum in Knaresborough, listens to authors at the crime writing festival, buys a Lucy Casson, visits the Royal Pump House museum (with special permission to take pictures) and has a walk in the Valley Gardens. (30 pages)

Mr Monkey in York and Scarborough
August 2006 - Mr Monkey visits York, and takes a side trip to Scarborough.
Mr Monkey spots an owl, walks York's streets, walks around the city walls, visits the Merchant Adventurers Hall, takes a steam train ride to Scarborough, witnesses a small naval battle and tours Scarborough castle, visits the Stoneyard and the East Front of York Minster, looks around Barley Hall, visits Clifford's Tower, wanders around the Museum Gardens, rides a carousel and visits the York Castle Museum. (107 pages)

Mr Monkey in Harrogate and Knaresborough
July 2006 - Mr Monkey attends the 2006 Harrogate Crime Writing Festival

Mr Monkey visits Knaresborough to see its castle and railway station, then spends a weekend in Harrogate listening to authors. (29 pages)

Mr Monkey in Harrogate
July 2005 - Mr Monkey attends the 2005 Harrogate Crime Writing Festival

Mr Monkey wanders around bits of Harrogate he's not seen before, listens to authors and buys some books. (10 pages)

Mr Monkey in Harrogate and Ripon
July 2004 - Mr Monkey goes to the Harrogate Crime Writing Festival, and visits Ripon as well

Mr Monkey sees what a hotel is like after a trade fair, visits Ripon Courthouse, Ripon Cathedral and Ripon Museum of Prisons and Police, listens to some authors, and visits Aldborough Roman town on the way home. (18 pages)

Mr Monkey in Leeds
October 2003 - Mr Monkey visits Leeds, for the art gallery and the Armouries

Mr Monkey scampers around Leeds, looks at Grimshaws in the Art Gallery, and watches jousting at the Royal Armouries. (8 pages)

Mr Monkey in Harrogate
July 2003 - Mr Monkey went to the Harrogate Festival of Crime Writing

Staying at the Majestic Hotel, Mr Monkey looks around Harrogate, listens to authors, and appears (quietly) on the radio. (8 pages)

Mr Monkey in Whitby
April 2003 - Mr Monkey went to the Yorkshire coast

Mr Monkey visits Bridlington, Filey, Robin's Hood Bay, Whitby's museum, swing bridge, whalebone arch, abbey, 199 steps, and Dracula bench, and the Forbidden Corner in Middleham. (14 pages)

Return to Mr Monkey's Trips

Copyright Rik Shepherd and Mr Monkey.