Croft Country House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bakewell
Nothing much to report to day. We went into Leek a Historic Market Town in Staffordshire, to buy more plastic boxes, we just can't contain our excitement any longer(sorry I had to say that before any one else did). We arrived back just as the heavens opened. ...
We found a book about the teachings of Buddha in our manchester hotel room. This occupied most of our evening. This morning we went to McDonalds to book our bnb for Barcelona. We had a seriously *************necting to the wifi there and a lady who worked their spent her time trying to help us connect. When we eventually gave up frustrated, we insisted it was ok. It was not ok... She replied with, "no it's not ok... I'll get a manager". Her dedication to helping us, was a really special ...
... pro Israeli demonstrators just up the road from them. A huge police presence managed to keep them apart and eventually the protest groups were broken up before they could come to blows.
I walked around them and up to the Anglican Cathedral, which was open to visitors. The main body of the church has been around since 1421, but a small stone angel was found in one of the walls which was a relic from an earlier Saxon church and is dated at ...
... is a door to fit? It appears that all these staff members are gathering to make some repairs to the drive way. An assortment of heavy machinery has appeared to dig holes, fill holes and roll over the holes. It feels like we're camped on a building site. We may have to write to "Holidays From Hell" As the boys put their very big toys away we are restored to the peaceful setting we have become accustomed ...
... car park some distance from the centre of Bakewell but a park is a park. Off we headed to town via the market square, jumping over puddles, to where various stalls were set up. The housing, like most towns in England are picture postcard images. Of course being in Bakewell we thought we should have some Bakewell tart. We found a nice ...
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