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16/08/2019

7 of the Best Cycling Routes in North Yorkshire (and Beyond)

Whether you’re visiting Yorkshire or are a local resident with an interest in cycling, there is an abundance of fantastic routes to suit all levels, from short and easy family-friendly cycling routes, to more challenging journeys. Here are 7 of the best cycling routes in Yorkshire. 1. Harrogate Cycling Route (Medium to Hard Level) Time: 3 hours and 30 minutes Distance: 56 miles (90km) Useful information: There is parking in Victoria Car Park and public toilets in Harrogate Railway Station Take in the sights and sounds of some of Harrogate’s... Read More

12/08/2019

How to Host the Perfect Afternoon Tea Party

A quintessentially British tradition, afternoon tea is a fun-filled social activity that’s great for catching up with your nearest and dearest, yet it’s rarely held at home. Summer is the perfect time to gather your friends and family together to enjoy some sweet treats, so here’s a little inspiration for tableware, home decor and your afternoon tea menu… 1. TOP UP YOUR TABLEWARE Afternoon tea is ideal for showcasing your favourite ceramics and glassware, so invest in a beautiful set, or top up your existing one to really wow your... Read More

07/08/2019

10 Interesting Facts About Highland Cows

  Lucy has always been fascinated by art, drawing inspiration from the world around her. As a child she loved drawing her dog Toby, and pet rabbit. Fast forward to the present day, and you’ll find the intriguing farmyard animals that surround her North Yorkshire studio in many of her paintings. She’s also inspired by majestic Highland cows, offering a quirky collection of the curious creatures in vibrant, cheerful colours. Interesting Facts About Highland Cows But what makes Highland cows just so interesting? Here’s a few facts that we bet... Read More

Summer Sale grey and pink sheep stationery 26/07/2019

Summer Sale: Stunning Pieces to Brighten up your Home

Our sale is running from Monday 29th July – Friday 20th August 2019… A scorching heatwave and the kids are off school, summer has officially arrived! So why not get ready for those barbeques and family gatherings by brightening up your home with gorgeous pieces from our seasonal sale? There’s lots to choose from, with stationery, kitchen textiles and ceramics galore! Selected Notebooks and Note Cards Under £5… Stay super organised this summer, plan activities with your family, jot down shopping lists and important notes with some quirky stationery adorned... Read More

19/07/2019

Quirky sheep art to brighten up your home

One of her largest and most popular collections, Lucy Pittaway has become well known and loved for her quirky sheep art. The artwork is fun, colourful and most encourages positivity and happiness. If you look a little closer, you’ll find a heart-warming story in each piece of artwork. Lucy uses her art to depict stories from everyday life, with themes of love, life, family and friendship running throughout her collections. Lucy’s sheep art looks stunning as standalone pieces or can be paired together to tell a more powerful story. The... Read More

12/07/2019

Beautiful New Release & Designated Charity, Scope

Two exciting announcements from the Lucy Pittaway team… This week sees the release of two beautiful new pieces, which Lucy has created to help raise funds for Scope charity. Scope is now our designated charity of the year, so we’ll have several fundraisers planned across the rest of the year – please keep an eye on our social media pages for updates. Somewhere Only We Know is a charming, romantic piece featuring two sheep sitting on a steep bank together. The view is obscured by fluffy clouds, making the couple’s... Read More

20/06/2019

New Cycling Art, Celebrating Y2019 Road World Championships

Team Pittaway is excited to announce the release of Lucy’s new cycling collection, which celebrates the pinnacle event in the international road cycling calendar. To mark the event, which hasn’t been held in Britain since 1982, Lucy has created five magnificent pieces of cycling art, which encapsulate the true spirit of competing athletes, their sheer determination, stamina, and of course the charming character of Yorkshire’s beautiful towns, which play host to the races throughout the championships.   2019 UCI Road World Championships, Yorkshire Inspired by the stunning and iconic spa town... Read More

29/05/2019

Fantastic Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Forget the cliché Father’s Day gifts this year and find something unique that he can cherish forever within our stunning selection of art and gifts – and there’s not a pair of socks in sight! Whether you’re looking for a gift for your own dad, or perhaps a present from the kids, spoil the man in your life with these brilliant gifts.   1. A Magnificent Mug How about a gift dad can enjoy every day? Lucy’s quirky mugs will brighten up his morning coffee or bring a little cheer... Read More

20/05/2019

Lucy Pittaway Scoops Two National Awards

We’re super excited to announce that Lucy has been crowned the ‘UK’s Most Popular Published Artist’ for the second year running! Her award was presented at the Fine Art Trade Guild Awards in Stratford Upon Avon on May 18th. From humble beginnings working from a small, cramped studio at home, Lucy was named the UK’s ‘Best Up and Coming Artist’ back in 2016, and the awards continue to flow following the huge popularity of Lucy’s artwork and collections. A former graphic design teacher, Lucy took the decision to become a... Read More

26/04/2019

Lucy Presents A Picture To A Very Special Person!

A ROYAL visitor to one of Yorkshire’s most popular boutique hotels has been presented with a special memento of her visit. HRH, The Princess Royal was guest of honour at a special launch event hosted by charity Racing Welfare and held at the Wensleydale Heifer in West Witton, North Yorkshire. Racing Welfare, a charity which supports the workforce of British horseracing, held the dinner at the hotel and restaurant to launch its Hill House Appeal, which aims to provide accommodation for young people starting out in their careers within the... Read More