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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... Scots instead, and post guards at turrets and posts all along it. The Scottish are a very formidable people, to have held their land against Roman armies that had conquered so much of Europe and Asia, and Northern Africa.
We visited the ruins of the fort itself, and were able to watch archaeologists at work excavating. While we watched, one archaeologist discovered a floor! She went trotting and singing to all her colleagues, “I ...
Haar! Haar! Yes, that's what greeted us all day. We had planned to walk into Seahouses (a 20-minute walk apparently) but it took us until 11:30 to get organised, following a 10-hour sleep! So we drove into Seahouses which, fortunately, has plenty of parking. Not much there but a little harbour with boat trips to the Farne Islands, a tourist shop or two, and seafood aplenty. Free parking for an hour though. ...
Mary and I love Durham city. We also like the surrounding area of Seaham and Murton. Lots of history and you get a real feel of how the people in Northern England worked and the changes they have been through, especially since the end of the coal mines, railways, ship building etc.
The Durham Cathedral was built in 1093 to house the shrine of St Cuthbert who was from Lindisfarne - another great place to visit.
We took a walk that went around Durham, ...
... up time until the next bus! They were also mowing the lawns so my shoes got covered in grass!! Once I finished looking I went and checked the timetable and still had some time so went to see if anything was open, a couple more shops than Redcar and I went into Costa coffee and ordered a hot chocolate with cream and marshmallows, yum!! The man that served me said and where is your accent from and I said Australia., he laughed and said yes I know but which part, I ...
... her even though I knew pretty soon that she wasn’t going to find it. No matter, we had plenty of time so I dutifully followed her around the store until I could extract myself without being rude …. and then we used Petty to move on to the next closest Tesco and we were in luck! For the small price of $24 AUD or so I got three 400g tins – well worth it I think, Lyndon didn’t seem to agree.
By this stage we had ...