The Gables Hotel

Address: Front Street, Durham, Durham, England, DH6 2EW, United Kingdom | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Front Street, Durham, is near Durham Cathedral, Durham Castle, Oriental Museum, and East Durham Coast.
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Travel Blogs from Durham

Our last day before the long journey home.

A travel blog entry by ladynewbury on Aug 11, 2015

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... Rouge with a coffee. This chap called Neil, who was also having a coffee, was happy to tell us all about Durham and its history, the bridge we were beside is called Framwellgate Bridge, and it's Durham's oldest, and...it's a Grade 1 listed building! We went back to the Hotel to fetch the car, then off we go for a cuppa and chat with Pat. ...

Pats 69th birthday.

A travel blog entry by ladynewbury on Aug 10, 2015

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... it came out with three candles burning. She was so surprised, and said that had never been done for her before. She blew and blew but the candled didn't want to go out! We did laugh. Back at her house I FaceTimed the kids, so she could see them all, except little Alexia who was in bed. Shannon even got one of her tortoises out of its cage to show her. Tired now we left her and went back to the Hotel. A little chilly this evening, it's only ...

A stroll in the park

A travel blog entry by footloose-too on Aug 10, 2015

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Today we went to a park in Gateshead. The founding fathers of Gateshead were more visionary than many other city councillors. In the 1870's they recognised the need for public spaces and bought the complete estate of an industrial magnate. They then had it landscaped ...

It will be the ruin of me!

A travel blog entry by footloose-too on Aug 08, 2015

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The forecast is for a fine day so we are going for a walk on Hadrians Wall. We have been to see some stretches before but we decide to go to a stretch at Walltown. It's coffee time by the time we get close and we see a sign for the Roman Army Museum and cafe so we first go there. After coffee we have a quick look round the museum, the best part of which is 3D film reenacting the life of a legionary posted to the wall. We ...

The Whickham Hermitage Community Garden

A travel blog entry by footloose-too on Aug 07, 2015

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... a car park. Since that time, through the efforts of volunteers, the garden has been resurrected although not to its original design as Health and Safety issues affect public spaces these days! It's not a large garden and we were very lucky in meeting Dave Peacock and we had a long chat with him. Apart from funding issues the main concern is the age and number of the remaining volunteers and the need for new blood. After lunch in the onsite cafe, we returned ...