Mercure Darlington Kings Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... met me and let me use their office for the day to mosey through the archives Dominic had searched out - it was incredible!! He had photocopied some things for me and then showed me the two special books, one from John Walton with a record of debts owed to him and money he owed. The second book is a will of Christopher Walton and then details of how his will was enacted by the Executors of the Will, his brother John Walton and his brother in law William Robinson.
Good night sleep was had, woke up to a sunny day, still a bit soggy under foot, the hills were definitely had eyes today, following our bull fight, we had vultures flying above us, we kept advising them we was still alive. A steady 15 miles was covered ...
The day started well, still quite soggy under foot, good map reading skills was needed again. Ryan struggling a bit with flu. Stopped @ Reeth for lunch, very welcoming !!! On this journey I met two people I know, how does that happen !!. 9 miles to go, arrived at a river crossing which was 1 mile from our stopping point, it became impossible to cross which ...
Off we go, shorter day, weather is good but still soggy under foot, thought we needed to build a raft, decided on a 500 metre detour, raining again, we did not need that !! , health is also good, 16 miles covered, that's now 76 in total and on schedule, my advice especially with this section, Danby Wiske to Richmond is you need a very good map reader as it is not sign posted well. Whilst stopping for a ...
... and fall.
We made or way down to Halfax to catch up with Stratford, and old beau of Jude's. A quick drink and we pushed on to Buxton for the night, a Georgian spa town high in the Pennine way. It has taken a long time for us to adjust back to miles, we are definitely still used to kilometers and have been way out with our timings, hence getting intovtowns at nearly 9:00pm.