Travel Blogs from Leeds
... refrained to shoot me in the chest multiple times, lucky me.
Seat 32, aisle seat, coach E, East Coast train, bang on 13.15:
The train rolled slowly out of Leeds and I began my gradual journey south. Steve the train conductor announced that the buffet car was situated in coach E and the toilets were in the vestibule areas. He also kindly offered an alternative for those who wished to remain ...
... or rather, as I suspect, takeaway outlets. Thankfully there's been a slight improvement in my mobility - I can now briefly support my own weight - so we're on the right track. I remain confident that, eventually, I might recover sufficiently to continue our journey . . . even if it is delayed by - well - goodness knows how long!
Monday we drove to Whitby -misty across the moors but a fairly smooth drive. Spent the day with our cousin Paul and his wife Carol. It was raining and a bit chilly but the town is just as gorgeous as I remember. We took kids up to playground and walked around to whale bones and captain Cook statue. Went down to Magpie Cafe for enormous serve of haddock and chips, ...
... have really good truck stops where you can buy anything - the salad packs at Morrisons are also ace ). Checked into our very nice B&B at the Groves and caught up with Sue and Audrey for dinner at Table Table at the Premier Inn -they have great kids meals. Walk home rather too far for boys but we got there. Sunday up for full English breakfast -yum and then wandered into town centre and around ...
... coffee and lunch with some friends I took a walk around the old city and did a spot of shopping. The city was had plenty of beautiful, old, Gothic buildings to take pictures of. I met up with Liam again to head to a Sci Fi board game night. I hadn't heard of any of the games before but joined in a few, one where you had to build train tracks, another farms and one where you had go on quests. The final game for ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hilldene Hotel Leeds
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City & Holbeck, Leeds | 3 star hotelfrom $81
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