Best Western Derwent Manor

Address: Allensford, Nr Consett, Consett, Durham, England, United Kingdom | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Allensford, Nr Consett, Consett.
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Travel Blogs from Consett

Our last day before the long journey home.

A travel blog entry by ladynewbury on Aug 11, 2015

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... Rouge with a coffee. This chap called Neil, who was also having a coffee, was happy to tell us all about Durham and its history, the bridge we were beside is called Framwellgate Bridge, and it's Durham's oldest, and...it's a Grade 1 listed building! We went back to the Hotel to fetch the car, then off we go for a cuppa and chat with Pat. ...

Pats 69th birthday.

A travel blog entry by ladynewbury on Aug 10, 2015

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... and Pat and I joined Dave in the garden. There are so many starlings here, it's so nice to see them flying over, and on someone's roof, near Pat there were loads. Apart from a couple of heavy showers it's been a beautiful day, but windy. Later we all got changed and went to the Rose Tree pub for her birthday dinner. Pat didn't like her goats cheese salad much but apart from that it was a success. We had arranged for a birthday cake for ...

A stroll in the park

A travel blog entry by footloose-too on Aug 10, 2015

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... s leading park designer. It has a large boating lake, play areas for children specific to their age group and a mini zoo. Unfortunately, the weather reverted to type and we had to beat a retreat to the cafe in the former mansion for refreshment. An interesting afternoon ...

It will be the ruin of me!

A travel blog entry by footloose-too on Aug 08, 2015

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... the car there so we drove the short distance to the Walltown Quarry Carpark. The place was humming as there was a charity walk on for the Alzheimers Society and this was a way station with refreshments. The walkers were doing a 20 mile stretch!. We walked round the edge of the quarry and then up onto the wall, followed it up to the crest of the ridge and along it for a short way. There was a really good view from the ...

The Whickham Hermitage Community Garden

A travel blog entry by footloose-too on Aug 07, 2015

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John suggest that we might be interested in visiting a community garden in the nearby village/suburb of Whickham. Originally the garden of a large house called the Hermitage, the garden had been allowed to become overgrown and derelict. In 2002 local resident Dave Peacock arranged a public meeting and formed a committee to gain planning permission and generate funding in order to restore the garden to its former glory. This prevented former plans for the site ...