High Tor Guesthouse
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... bought (from eBay of course) only keeps the place above freezing in the night.
The gas heater is brilliant. It has two fan forced outlets, one in the lounge and one in the bedroom plus the heat directly from the heater and, as a bonus, the flue passes through Jeans wardrobe so now she has warm clothes. In fact it could be used as a sauna!
Rain. Sunday and Monday were the worst yet. Strong winds ...
... Middlesbrough, or 3 if you are in Whitby. The 3rd reason is that the trip is 45 miles through the moors and takes 90 minutes as it stops frequently and needs to climb a lot of hills and it was less then 10 pounds for both of us return. It follows the Esk right up to the top of the moors and closely follows the route we took the day before in the car
The other reasons ...
... a market has been held every Wednesday for the last 600 years. As it was cold and wet there were very few stall there so we drove through and out again.
Went up a series of small roads through the centre of the Moors and ended up at Goathland where we had been in 2009. This time we went to the pub, The Goathland Inn AKA the Aidensfield Arms, and had a beer and a meal. It ...
Today, Sa***************ed off to Hawes. As usual the day started with a wrong turn and we went clockwise instead of CCW on the round trip.
First stop was Bolton Castle. It was closed, but we knew that so just looked at it from the car park. Mary Queen of Scots "stayed" there when Elizabeth the First took the throne.
From there we went to a small village called Caperby. It's claim to fame is that James ...
... is still in one piece today. It is said to be the best preserved castle in England and was worth the entry fee plus some. Amazingly there is a Yew tree in the courtyard that was planted by Lady Clifford in 1659 and it is still alive.
Yesterday was our first miserable day in the Dales. Cold, cloudy and foggy. Rained last night but today looks a little better so we are off on ...
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- Free parking