Tag Archives: Helmsley

A flying visit to Helmsley

On our way north for the latest Silent Eye weekend, we could not resist calling in at the Yorkshire town of Helmsley and paying a flying visit to the church. It seemed appropriate, as it is with our first visit … Continue reading

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Rooted in the Land – A Painted Church

He was right, I couldn’t believe it… the door opened to reveal a painted church. The walls of the north aisle of All Saints church in Helmsley are completely covered in painted scenes and pierced by stained glass. The sight … Continue reading

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Rooted in the land – Rain in Ryedale

By the time we reached Helmsley it was raining in good earnest. The landscape was wreathed in the misty watercolours of Turner who loved to paint in this part of the world, the streets of the little market town simply … Continue reading

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