BEST WESTERN Derwent Manor
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... were instrumental in spreading the various cultural traditions and items and ways of life all around the world before they fell. Four-hundred years. About as long as it’s been since my ancestors arrived on on the shores of North America via the Mayflower. Not exactly the same thing, but there are some similarities for sure.
On our way to the exhibits, we drove “one of the top ten drives” in the world, heading up to ...
... river, so possibly more peaceful over there. After Amble the road becomes major, which suited the man in the Satnav who always wants to direct us to motorways. After passing our old hunting ground, Cramlington, we arrived at the ferry terminal with a couple of hours to spare. Processing was quite quick so we ended up on board clutching a cabin key with loads to time for a couple of expensive, pre-cruise ...
Mary and I love Durham city. We also like the surrounding area of Seaham and Murton. Lots of history and you get a real feel of how the people in Northern England worked and the changes they have been through, especially since the end of the coal mines, railways, ship building etc.
The Durham Cathedral was built in 1093 to house the shrine of St Cuthbert who was from Lindisfarne - another great place to visit.
We took a walk that went around Durham, ...
The morning started with a gourmet breakfast in the conservatory - man, they are serious about their breakfasts here. Jacquie also sent us off with bag lunches, as she said there aren't any/many places on the walk today for a lunch stop. A quick goodbye to our hosts, and time to head to Corbridge. I opted to rough it and keep my pack for today (but admit I offloaded my toiletry bag and sandals to Tom's bag) - sure hope the other packs make it to the next destination! It was a beautiful ...
We have had a really great time in Edinburgh but alas, today it has come to an end. Unfortunately that also meant that we now had to carry everything down eight flights of stairs. Lucky I always take the longest to get ready in the morning, so by the time I was ready to help it was pretty much all done, hehe. We hit the road, driving the scenic route to Newcastle and having a last look at the British countryside. As usual, beautiful! When we got ...