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Travel Blogs from Bakewell
... what, but I immensely got into the show Sherlock. So fantastic! Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman both make an excellent pair :) I figure when I go to London at the end of October, I'm going to have to fangirl a little bit and visit Baker Street too. And stalk Mumford & Sons making their new album? KIDDING! P.P.S. Going to upload pictures of Wales as well as York (after I go there Saturday) probably next week ...
Pretty lazy start to the day, and as the sun was shining decided just to go for a walk around the village. Pretty little place, the old village still has the village green and adjacent village hall. A couple of pubs, and we did a big loop around. Back for lunch and a quiet afternoon. Haven't had many if these relaxing days. Not often you see pumpkins in the UK, I'd never eaten them til I came to Aus, so think these must be for ...
Up early and kippers for me then caught the bus up e hill to Princes street and to the station. Got there early enough to catch the train before the one we had planned on and fortunate to get seats. Enjoy traveling by train the countryside looks so green and for quite a ling way we were parallel to the ...
Our day stared with drama when the door wouldn't unlock on our hire car. After waiting an hour on hold on the phone and alot of stress that we were going to miss Dean's highlight of the trip the guy from the company finally worked out how to do it remotely and we were off on a very long 3.5 hour road trip.
We made it to the stadium with literally moments to spare and watched Manchester United vs Everton. It was ...
Off to Derbyshire for the day. Through heather covered moors to the pretty town of Bakewell - famous for Bakewell Tarts - and on to Haddon Hall, a medieval manor house, seat of the Marquis of Gransby, Edward Manners with parts dating back to the 12 century, one of the best preserved houses of this period. Lovely old building and ...
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