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And so this is the end of our little 'Highland Fling'. In total we have driven over 1630 miles, travelled by car, bus, plane, train and boat, taken 6500 photos (between us), visited over 100 unique places, covering everything from castles to stately homes, a distillery to a lighthouse and everything in between. Our favourite part has definitely been travelling around in the Highlands and seeing some stunning landscapes, this has only ...
... our tyre tracks from earlier and headed off for the village and castle of Warkworth. Having passed through it twice already that day and seen how pretty it was we decided we wanted to call in. The castle is simply a ruin and looked after by English Heritage and as we arrived they were leaving, so a couple of quick photos through the portcullis and we drove a little further into the village and photographed the old bridge over the river Coquet which was very quaint. And then it was ...
... many cousins etc together. Consequently we had a fabulous afternoon at Dorothy's , with cousins Dorothy, Sue and Bob, Lesley and Jennifer. Some of their children, Andrea,Jonathon and Glyn and Dorothy's grandchild Rowan. Obviously Andrea met all of them for the first time and felt very welcomed into the family. We had a great lunch, thanks Dorothy, and an even better catch up. Later in the evening we went out with most of them again to ...
... another brilliant one, thank you Scott!) Tonight we have had dinner, discussed the plan for tomorrow, and walked to the beach where we saw the lido (sea-water swimming pool) which has clearly seen better days. All in all a slightly less active day than we've been used to recently, but we put a lot of miles on the clock. Tomorrow we plan to use the laminated information cards that Scott's Dad provided to visit the Priory and Collingwood's statue.... Until Next ...
... loads of washing this morning which we found all clean and dry and folded on our bed when we got home, yippee, the clean clothes situation was dire!!
Tomorrow we are off to Scotland for 2 days, then back to Yorkshire for 4 before finishing back in Durham for the last 2 days of the tour. The boys are doing Edinburgh tomorrow as well just for the day, then a game Friday at Bishop Auckland, a rest ...
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