Karen Warren

About me

I am a writer of travel articles and fiction, currently working on my first novel.

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Learning About Cheese at the Wensleydale Creamery

I had often wondered how there could be so many types of cheese. Over 700 varieties in Britain alone, and hundreds more across the world – what makes them all unique? So I decided to visit the Wensleydale Creamery, at Hawes in the Yorkshire Dales, to find out more about…

The Ruins of Bolton Priory

A dramatic riverside setting, a ruined abbey and miles of woodland walks in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. We had arrived at Bolton Priory, a historic site by the River Wharfe, after a long and varied riverside walk from Ilkley. The riverside ruins of Bolton Priory Bolton Priory, a…

A Walk up Lycabettus Hill, the Highest Point in Athens

We could have taken the funicular to the top of Mount Lycabettus, the highest point in Athens. But the path was more inviting, winding its way upwards through a pine-scented landscape rich with legends. Besides, I wanted to try to find the rock church of Saint Isidore. Lycabettus Hill -…

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