Mowbray Park Aparthotels
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... journey, taking in countries I've meant to eat erm
I mean travel but haven't yet got around to plus a whole clutch of bucket list attractions.
Abu Dhabi/Dubai (The fastest Rollercoaster in the world, gold leaf camel burgers etc)
Brasov (Dracula, Libearty)
Naples (Pompeii, Mount Etna, real pizza)
From York, we took a Cook's tour (James Cook lived in Whitby and served his apprenticeship in Whitby) to Whitby. We loved Whitby so we parked the car for the day and walked to the Abbey, along the river, to the fish and chip shop (Bradley's - almost as good as Barts)and to the beach. After this we headed west and North to Newcastle. We are actually 10 ml west of Newcastle.
Our accommodation is a refurb of an 1878 built stables for a local doctor's house. Very roomy.
We leave Woodbridge and head to the coast visiting a couple of little towns along the way, Pretty scary roads but beautiful countryside. We make our way north and end up in Sunderland for the night which is on the coast. It raining and almost blizzard conditions when we arrive and very difficult to find accommodation, Eventually we get some and then rooms had to change because wifi wouldn't work, Enjoyed some nice fish and chips int he new ...
... 11th Century but much of what you see today was built by the Victorian industrialist William Armstrong and the Armstrong family still own it and live there today. The walk from the camp site into Bamburgh crosses a golf course, rounds the headland, and provides excellent view of the Castle and the Farne Islands but luckily we managed to catch one of the rarely spotted buses back as walking both ways would have a little too far!
We have just had a call to ...
... us the chance to meet a couple of locals who were very friendly and welcoming to us Aussies visiting their village and gave us some tips on what else we should do in the area.
Ohh, and we also managed to do 4 quick, but fun, geocaches hidden around the town on our walk.
We are all thinking 5 nights will not be enough to do this area justice so we will have to try and do as much as we can over the next couple of ...
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Witney Way Jct A19 / A184, Sunderland | 2 star hotelfrom $97
Roker Terrace, Sunderland | Hotelfrom $90
Low Row, Sunderland | Hotelfrom $72
Timber Beach Road, Sunderland | Hotelfrom $83
Wessington Way, Sunderland | Hotelfrom $89
Whitburn Road, Sunderland | Hotelfrom $81
12, St George's Terrace, Sunderland | Hotelfrom $74