Kearton Country Hotel
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... all creatures great and small". Like stepping back to the 50's and it also houses the sets from the TV series. After our visit we walked back to the town square, which is a really lovely area full of the original cobble stones and lovely shops. Went to the information centre to gather some brochures to assist us in our drive through the moors the next day. We drove to Kilburn to view the ...
Beautiful day, warm and sunny.
Barbara to Debutant
Paul and Judi to Stephen Smith's
Judi to Post office
Paul to Library
All meet up at Heebies
Market day in Otley
Barbara to pharmacy
Paul to Bank
Judi to Yorkshire Trader
All meet up in churchyard
Sharon and Clive picking up chair
Brian and Maureen for chit chat
Mended trim on Alf's ottoman
Toby's in Keighley
We drove north to Ripon this morning to the Racecourse for a vintage car show; Brian and Maureen went with us. Barbara is staying home to catch up on chores and get some rest.
Ripon Garden Racecourse was built in 1900, but horse racing has taken place near this site since the mid 1600's. The racecourse is perfect grass, rather than the clay that I have seen at courses at home.
At the entrance, there was a ...
... a very small village called Sedburgh, which is just inside the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It is surrounded by steep dales, moors and fells; in fact until the late 1880s it was only accessible by foot or pony cart over the steep hills. We had a walk around and a cup of tea then continued east.
We saw a sign for Farfield Mill and decided to check it out. The woolen mill was in operation for 156 yrs, closing in the ...
... me and I spent much of Sunday afternoon lying on the floor where I'd collapsed. However, I was warmly and lovingly covered with a blanket for the duration.
Eventually I was aided back to bed where I've now been lying for the last 3 days. Rob managed to turn Dolly around and take her back to Silsden to be nearer to ...