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Travel Blogs from Bakewell
So today is the the day I begin my journey, although a Travelodge in Birmingham isn't quite as exciting as Tanzania... (probably dirtier as well).
I'm currently doing some last minute rearranging of suitcases to fit everything in, with the help of Kenny ...
Hughesy joined me for this weekend. Unfortunately the dairy farmer had not told me I was milking on Sat so I begin our weekend having to milk! But lucky it was just for the morning. We thought it'd be nice to head up to the Peak District to have a look around the National park. It was about an hours drive north through Derbyshire and just into Staffordshire. Our first stop was Ilam which ...
... of cups of tea...) but am very apprehensive about leaving home for 3 months. Those of you who know me well will know I am very much a home bird and have been known to contact my parents several times on a short trip to Matlock...Anyway I suppose I shall have to be very brave! For those of you who will see my parents in these 3 months make sure you give them a big hug for me, I think they will need the ...
Anyone who has been in a car with my father driving will know that a drive to Sheffield, then down to Bakewell then across country with a slightly squiffy Garmin navigator, would challenge the sanity of most. I was not disappointed. I managed with the aid of breathing exercises and prayer to keep my reactions to ...
... style and very homely. We have a lovely stay and a very tasty breakfast.
We walked into Bakewell to have some dinner and ate at the Wheatsheaf which gave us traditional pub meals, there were plenty of other places to eat which we found later, so we have found other places for next time.
Also try a Bakewell Pudding, very very delicious. ...
Other places to stay in Bakewell
The Square, Bakewell | 3 star hotelfrom $144
Monsal Head, Bakewell | Hotelfrom $152
Bagshaw Hill, Bakewell | Hotelfrom $134
School Lane, Over Haddon | 3 star hotelfrom $124
Hassop, Bakewell | 3 star hotelfrom $130