Best Western Parkmore Hotel
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations
TripAdvisor Reviews Best Western Parkmore Hotel Stockton-on-Tees
Travel Blogs from Stockton-on-Tees
... farewell to the gang, and a bonus five days with Sharena in Swindon (where my next blog post will be posted). On Sunday we spent most of the day cooking a group roast. Katy taught me how to make roast beef and Yorkshire puddings. On the side there was homemade gravy, stuffing, carrots and parsnips. For dessert Katy made a delicious apple cake with custard.
But the good eating didn't stop there. Monday evening we gathered at Lao's 202 buffet ...
After an English Breakfast (pretty close to the Scottish one), we left our home on the farm and drove to Fountains Abbey. Founded in 1132, the abbey operated for over 400 years, until 1539, when Henry VIII ordered the Dissolution of the Monasteries. King Henry sacked the monks/churches wealth and demolished hundreds of abbeys. Fountains Abbey is the best preserved. Just seeing what's left gives you a hint of what it must have been like fully built. We stopped in Ripon for ...
... we stopped for lunch by the lake.
From there we headed east via the Western Dales to Richmond - a slow trip a times due to narrow winding roads. We had planned to spend 2 nights at Richmond and do some local cycling on Monday but after coming across many cyclists on the narrow roads thought that was not such a good idea. So after a nice pub dinner in the Town Hall pub we booked ahead for another night to stay in Blackpool, one day earlier than ...
We've spent a couple of days walking the coast now it is time to head inland to the North York Moors National Park. Allen is hoping for more time on the moors. He just loves being up on the fells where he can see for miles. The heather is in full bloom, maybe a little past its prime but still stunning. We drive to Danby and the Moors Centre.
The Moors Centre is very similar to a large Audubon Center. There ...
... of incendiary bombs and a " doodle bug" on display. Those particular instruments of war were remembered by my mother and her family as promoting terror during WW2 when much of my home town of Swansea was destroyed during The Blitz. Front doors used to be left open so that passers by could seek shelter during an unexpected air raid. One day, an incendiary bomb bounced through the open door into my grandparent front entry and my ...