The Black Swan Hotel
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Multilingual staff
- High-speed internet in room
- Room service
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Travel Blogs from Helmsley
... the country, his scribes wrote down details of all the property and buildings and entered them in the Doomsday Book. The reason was that England was also under threat of invasion from Denmark, so William needed to know what financial and military resources he had at his disposal, in case of war.
Some unusual street names in the old city - Coppergate, Micklegate, Clifton Bootham, Walmgate, Fossgate, Shambles, Swinegate, ...
... the day and purchased a prepared meal, nice to eat something resembling home food.......They have an amazing range of meals that just need putting in the oven. One whole isle in the supermarket is devoted to wine and alcohol, we wondered if this will eventually happen in Australian supermarkets.
Wednesday, September 9th
Off to Heartbeat Country. Made our way to Pickering where we ...
Well our grand travel plans haven't started as we'd hoped; the sale of the house is dragging on and we don't yet have a departure date. So instead of leaving London and embarking on our 8 week trip, we're having a short break in York.
Train trip from Kings Cross to York started with a visit to Platform 9 3/4 at Kings Cross and then ...
... travel the M1 south to make the crossing so we're confident we'll hitch a lift. The problem is when we get to the port. We've been advised that if we're lucky and charming enough we may be able to hitch a ride over in someones car as a passenger (price is per car, not person). But when looking at paying for the ferry as a foot passenger the pre-booked online price was £50...I dread to think how ...
This morning, after a late start, we make our way into Helmsley. It's a pretty town of red roofed and yellow stone buildings. There is also a ruined castle. We do a bit of window shopping - it's mainly craft and tourist shops with a fair few bakeries and cafes emitting delicious smells - cruel! Ian goes off for a haircut, the most expensive one he's ever had - this is obviously an up market kind of place! I go off in search of a trim as well but have to wait for my appointment. I go ...