Film ID:
NEFA 11002

TOUR NO 2 - YORKSHIRE DALES

1972

Visitor Tabs

Description

This episode is the second in a series of travelogues presented by Kenneth Cope and Charlotte Allen looking at various parts of the region. 

The programme opens with Ken to camera in the centre of Bradford - not a place usually associated with holidays, but down the road there are many attractive scenes.  Ken and Charlotte set off to explore. 

Views driving over the moors among the Pennines to arrive at the Tan Hill Inn, the highest pub in England. It is a very remote spot but busy at the moment because there is a local sheep show taking place. General views sheep and interview with one of the farmers about what to look for in a prize sheep. 

For a change of scene and atmosphere Ken and Charlotte go to the spa town of Harrogate. People are sauntering about in the Valley Gardens and among the pleasant shops. Footage in the Old Assembly Rooms for tea and a band concert. General views Ken in the pump room, taking the waters.  Shots of the waterfall - Hardraw Scar near Hawes in Wensleydale, the highest drop in England.  Ken is "conducting" a band in an outdoor arena nearby. General views on Ilkley Moor, the heart of Yorkshire. Interview with famous show-jumper, Harvey Smith, about the character of Yorkshire folk. 

General views strange rock formations (Brimham Rocks) and "Lunar" landscape with Ken and Charlotte acting out a "moonwalk" sequence. 

End of Part One 

Part Two:  People are boating on the River Nidd at Knaresborough. Charlotte’s piece to camera describing the various attractions of the town. General views at the Dropping Well. General views town and castle. General views in taxidermist's workshop and interview about his work.

Views of Ken and Charlotte in the beautiful landscaped grounds of Studley Royal Park and Fountains Abbey near Ripon. General views in Bronte Country - Charlotte visits Haworth Parsonage Museum and Ken goes to the Railway Museum. Interview with Bob Cryer, the chairman of the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway. Long shot and general views of train and station. General views train leaving with Charlotte on board. Long shot train steaming along. End of Part Two