Croft Country House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bakewell
Off to Manchester after supper to be next to the airport for the early morning flight! Need to check in at 6.40 am (sigh)... But very excited to get on the way! Hoping for an upgrade due to it being my birthday (10th feb), however, will be very surprised if i get one! Fingers crossed. Etihad flight to Bangkok via Abu Dhabi ...
... check where the flight went before we drove all that way, it went to Kazakhstan - we booked three nights in a hotel in Ripley in Yorkshire instead. We got to hotel, hit the room, hit the wifi and sat there cancelling the first batch of hotels we'd painstakingly booked six months ago while in NZ, at least they were free cancelation but it certainly wasn't the start to our trip we'd envisaged. Wednesday January 28th Might have been having rubbish luck with the car but at least ...
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. ...
Headed up to Manchester with my best friend Charlotte (we drove up), stayed in possible the most expensive and classiest hotel in Manchester (of course.... Because One Direction were also staying there). Got drunk in the hotel, saw the boys... Left the next day and drove back to London. Also paid £40 for a breakfast in the hotel.... TWO ...
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