Makeney Hall Hotel
Travel Blogs from Belper
... had run out of battery in Cambridge so we couldn't get the directions I was hoping for. We have to work out a better solution tomorrow!
On the plus side, we are staying at the Old Hall Hotel and it is a great spot. It is one of the oldest buildings in town (1573). Mary, Queen of Scots stayed here in its early days! We have the attic which is a two bedroom, two bathroom self contained unit.
The plan for tonight is to have dinner and head to bed ready for a better day ...
Caught up with the relatives at Toli's place. Richard bbq'd and we ate. Julie had managed to talk Laura and Rebecca to donate some shoes to her collection, plus Laura gave Julie an unused handbag. We tried to coordinate some travels together so working rosters were compared with our travel plans. Hopefully we will work something out. After eating we said good bye and headed back to Southwell to pack. Packing completed we went to bed getting a but excited about going to ...
... I think Julie was extremely happy with the result. She also managed to buy some more clothes (for Paris). We arrived in England with two suitcases and will be returning with four. She said: It is not my fault I have to buy more clothes. My darling husband told me I was limited to one suitcase, 23kgs. As most of you ladies know you only need to put 3 pairs of shoes and a couple of outfits in ...
... Roman wall erected as a defence against marauding northern tribes, it was a massive structure stretching from one coast to the other. Pretty amazing any of it still exists today. Then onto York. York is England's most complete medieval walled city, the most spectacular sight here I think, is the York Minster. We head off on a guided walking tour of the city taking in the maze of quaint streets including the area known as the ...
Its still very hot, and we are all pretty tired after the big day yesterday, so today we decide to have a relatively easy day, close to home. First into our nearest town – Belper – and typical of the area, it was a major mill town from the mid-1700's, utilising the power of the Derwent River to power what became a massive series of factories. Many of the factories have gone now, but one remains and houses ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility