Kings Head Hotel

Address: 40 Market Pl, Masham, Ripon, North Yorkshire, England, HG4 4EF, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ripon


A travel blog entry by witheyski on Aug 12, 2015

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... The quay at Skinningrove is being renovated so the access to the beach is restricted and at one point we had this long sandy beach all to ourselves. We had set a marker on the sand and when the incoming tide passed the marker we set off again on the journey home. The first task was to climb the sandy base of the cliffs, a case of once we had started we could not stop as we would slide down again. Soon we were back on firmer paths and heading north.

Yorkshire water to Yorkshire tea

A travel blog entry by witheyski on Aug 11, 2015

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... by our return along the river to Burnsall bridge and a drive back to the Abbey. The sat nav has had an interesting few days and on the way home took us back on a slightly different route. The first concern was that the 'narrow road' sign was not accompanied by the usual addition of 'with passing places'. The road was not much wider than the car, and the entrances into fields looked much the same ...

Formal Houses

A travel blog entry by witheyski on Aug 10, 2015

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... of rain showers arrived so we used the conservatory as a shelter before walking under the umbrella around the formal gardens. The gardens were extensive and the area included a bird hide and a walk next to the pasture with meadow flowers as the main feature.
The Hall was built in the late 18th century as a family house and was used as such until the middle of the last century. In 1941 it was used ...

Lazy Sunday

A travel blog entry by witheyski on Aug 09, 2015

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We have had an easy day, with no alarm clock set this morning, allowing the day to meander at its own pace. The sun woke us this morning despite the heavy curtains as our bedroom faces east.
We had our breakfast and headed into Ripon in time for a wander around the centre before heading to the Cathedral for the 10.30 service. Ripon was certainly quiet at that time on a Sunday and it allowed us to get our ...

The journey north

A travel blog entry by witheyski on Aug 08, 2015

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... enjoy. The sun was out so Ruth and I enjoyed the walk, taking in the English summer as we wandered along side the river and past a cricket match.
As we left East Riddlesden there was a wedding reception in one of the barns with a backdrop of the pond and hall.
Then it was off to Fountains Abbey to settle into our apartment in the Hall. We now plan to have a walk in the ground of the Abbey now it is closed to the public and enjoy the grounds in the evening ...