Croft Country House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bakewell
... reaching the entrance.
We found a great collection of bars, restaurants, and entertainment venues which resembled Orlando City Walk or Main Street, Huntington Beach (a bit more elegant though). We found the most happening pub and grabbed a drink and some “so called” nachos to tide us over until later that evening. It was a really interesting town to check out and we have only skimmed the iceberg.
We arrived a bit early to the pub hotel that ...
... the yoga pose I was sleeping in. That or the anxiety I have! My stomach was dying in pain. So yay 6 hours of pain followed. Even in my sleep I felt it. Andddddd to top it off I must have been the luckiest girl in the world to get the golden seat behind the gassiest person IN THE ENTIRE WORLD! Well... It's gotta get better than this right? And honestly if this is the worst I'm going to get then I really have nothing to complain about... Yet I complain. Standard. And ...
... Lane Farm the following day. I rode up just to look around and then ride back to town. Barriers we going up all along the route. There was bunting and yellow bicycles galore and every pub seemed to have a "jovial" crowd getting ready for the next day. Although there were people along the route it took quite a bit of imagination to visulaize the projected huge crowds for the following ...
... huge number of people come to visit at that time (35,000, we heard), then the place shuts down for awhile, probably to clean up and give the staff a needed break. So our whole trip was basically constructed around the 6:15 am visit we were able to book 3 months before, at Dan's request.
There were over 20 of us from all over the world who finally (seems like they gave us a big window to get there, we could have slept in a few more ...
... with original bakewell pie and tarts, sat down to a pot of tea and tart plus I had a homemade chicken and mushroom pie. Delicious. Time had got away so back to Southwell with Chatsworth left for another day. The Derby pronunciation discussion recommenced! She said: voting is now open on the pronunciation of Derby. I also have the last ...
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