Close House Hotel
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- High-speed internet in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Golf Course
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsClose House Hotel Heddon-on-the-Wall
Really nice hotel in gorgeous settings
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... hit by a car. A big difference.
Tonight, for dinner, Rob and I shared what is on the menu as “a game feast” for two. It included grouse, pheasant, and game dumpling which is the taste sensation of sweetmeats and offal of game birds melded together with different savory vegetables.
Grouse tasted like a richer version of chicken. The dumpling was delicious, rich, flavorful. The pheasant (not peasant!) tasted ...
... 6 apiece). Dinner, too, was expensive. We were greeted at a window seat with a €50 wine bottle conveniently placed on our table. Thanks, but we'll have a slightly more modest bottle. The food and service was super, albeit a bit slow but we are on holiday and going nowhere fast - 19 knots apparently. Overall we were most impressed with the boat, cabin, shop, entertainment etc. and not too busy... Mileage: ...
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, ...
... wearing my pack (especially when I just about fell backwards off the top of a stone wall). Lugging that thing up, over, and down so many stiles was really slowing me/us down. Hearing that future days are to be more grueling, I'm sad to say that I have already decided that there will be 4 packs for the porter tomorrow... We stayed together for the majority of the walk today, and then planned to take different paths to Corbridge. Mike (the purist) decided to remain on the main ...
... begin.... When you spend many hours a day walking together as a group (and you are trying to take your mind off the fact that it is raining cats and dogs) you start to make up silly games or contests to occupy your time. Being in congested areas the last few days, the current game is "who can find the strangest thing on the ground" game. It's pretty simple - when you see something odd on the ground, you say "I'd like to submit xxxx for review". ...