Grove House

Address: Hamsterley Forest, Hamsterley, Durham, England, DL13 3NL, United Kingdom | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Hamsterley Forest, Hamsterley.
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Travel Blogs from Hamsterley

Our last day before the long journey home.

A travel blog entry by ladynewbury on Aug 11, 2015

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At breakfast I chose the porridge with a pinch of salt...think the chef mistook the pinch for a spoonful! Never mind the tea was nice, haha. We paid the bill, packed the car and walked to the city. We walk beside the river Wear before we went in the wonderful Cathedral, which they are spending millions on, then around the town, before settling ...

Pats 69th birthday.

A travel blog entry by ladynewbury on Aug 10, 2015

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The Hotel breakfast was lovely, then we went to Pats house in Bowburn. We gave her the family birthday cards to open. Hayley and Pete had put a lottery ticket in theirs. We excitedly checked the numbers, wondering what she would do with all the money she is going to win...maybe next time...she could only match one number! We chatted for ages over a cuppa or two, while Dave busied himself trimming her bushes in the garden. Pat has dads ...

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 car there so we drove the short distance to the Walltown Quarry Carpark. The place was humming as there was a charity walk on for the Alzheimers Society and this was a way station with refreshments. The walkers were doing a 20 mile stretch!. We walked round the edge of the quarry and then up onto the wall, followed it up to the crest of the ridge and along it for a short way. There was a really good view from the ...

The Whickham Hermitage Community Garden

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

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John suggest that we might be interested in visiting a community garden in the nearby village/suburb of Whickham. Originally the garden of a large house called the Hermitage, the garden had been allowed to become overgrown and derelict. In 2002 local resident Dave Peacock arranged a public meeting and formed a committee to gain planning permission and generate funding in order to restore the garden to its former glory. This prevented former plans for the site ...