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... out over wet grass!
Off to the Northwich area which is near Chester and my old stamping ground. We are planning a 4 week (or longer) stay there so we can settle down for the winter and Xmas. Plenty to see and do with Liverpool, Chester, Manchester, the Potteries and North Wales within easy driving distance, especially as we are staying about 3 miles from the M6 Motorway which joins other Motorways and main ...
... we have seen. From the outside it looks great but the inside is a mixture of box pews and it even has a large balcony area up very ordinary looking stairs. Most unusual considering its age.
The kippers we had were lovely, but they are an acquired taste.
Saturday morning we left Whitby and travelled to Scarborough, which is a typical old English sea ...
... a market has been held every Wednesday for the last 600 years. As it was cold and wet there were very few stall there so we drove through and out again.
Went up a series of small roads through the centre of the Moors and ended up at Goathland where we had been in 2009. This time we went to the pub, The Goathland Inn AKA the Aidensfield Arms, and had a beer and a meal. It ...
... just brushed him aside. Such is the thanks you get when you are made of plasticine.
From there we went on a spectacular ride over the top of the Dales from Hawes to Thwaite. It really is a most beautiful area. Very harsh and wind swept but well worth a visit at any time of the year. Drove back home along the River Swale valley and have just had dinner and a glass of red.
What more could you ask for in life?
... around the Dales to a few villages we have picked out on the map. For those who remember it, this is All Creatures Great and Small country that we are visiting today.
Everything is still going well. Car is behaving itself, the van is a bit cramped buy we get by. We don't rush anywhere and don't leap out of bed. After all, we are here for a few months so we can take our time.