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A Bake Off visit to Mother Shipton's Cave

Love The Great British Bake Off? You may just have caught a glimpse of three iconic previous Bake Off contestants in Knaresborough as they visited Mother Shipton's Cave at the weekend to get a slice of the magic at England’s Oldest Tourist Attraction.

Helena Garcia, Michael Chakraverty and Priya O’Shea were contestants in the 2019 heat of the Great British Bake Off and have all remained friends since the show, meeting up for excursions and day trips around the country. This week, they ventured to the beautiful North Yorkshire town of Knaresborough for a potter along Waterside, a jaunt on the boats, and a trip to a pub. Topped off with a visit to the Adventure Playground and Petrifying Well at Mother Shipton’s. Luckily the weather kept off and the sun came out for them whilst Priya and Michael played on the see-saw.

The team at Mother Shipton’s hung a selection of baking-themed items from the Petrifying Well to celebrate the day and welcome the bakers, including a prop cake, a rolling pin, and an apron!

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