Hacketts York House Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
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... and where it should be kept. Since her death in 1946 the house has been kept the untouched. The house is full of original paintings Beatrix Potter has painted of the surrounding area. There is also a number of original sketches of rabbits and other animals from her books. Unfortunately we weren't allowed to take any photos inside the house. We then went for a drive ...
... is also well known for being Mr Darcy's house in the Keira Knightly version of Pride and Prejudice. Once we entered the grounds there was a hold up on the road with the sheep crossing to the next paddock. We also saw some deer on the drive in. We wondered through the house looking at the artwork and a number of rooms including the main ...
... They say Blackpool is changing and there are signs that investment is being made both along the seafront and in the shopping streets one or two streets further back. It will take time and hopefully over the coming years will pay dividends.
So we now have just a few days at home before we head to the Far East starting with a flight from Birmingham via Dubai to Bangkok. It is going to be a busy few days before the next part of our adventure continues . . . . . . .
... fells in the background. It was very wet underfoot and I had forgotten how marshy this part of the world can be. There were times when Treacle and I arrived back at the site plastered with mud, looking highly disreputable. Whereas in Wales there were huge numbers of grey squirrels, here there were lots of rabbits but sadly they were infected with mixomatosis and were dying everywhere. To my knowledge Treacle killed four and I didn't stop her as ...
... for me. Downstairs I tried on jackets and jumpers and finally left the shop £500 poorer but with good quality walking gear which should last me for the rest of my walking life. Weighted down with two large bags, my back pack and a dog on the lead meant that I wasn't going to be able to walk back to Clitheroe so I caught a bus.
I like Clitheroe. It is a small town, dominated by a castle and has good train and ...