Nent Hall Country House Hotel
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Alston
... barnyard. Rob said it was “gamey” and that is often the case with game - much like you can taste the sea in seafood, you can taste the area where the bird has wandered, and ate. So…sheep pastures? I did like it, although it took some getting used to, and with the sauces and jelly that accompanied the birds it was a new and exciting flavor for me to enjoy.
We ate in the hotel restaurant, and we felt considerably ...
... guy sets up this signpost with 1 mile to the end of the HWP so walkers are pretty happy and in good moods, he asks them where they are from as anyone passes then races over changes his sign, takes their photo and expects a 'donation'. He is a bit of a local character. Originally his donations went to the church building fund so the local authorities sort of turned a blind eye to his enterprise but over time the church fund has long ...
... and the walk became more remote. A lot of walking directly through farmers fields amongst the sheep and cows. This required using stiles in order to keep the livestock in their fields (who knew?) The first stiles we encountered were adorable. We took photos, videos, etc - something new and exciting for our walk. There were different types of stiles: - the spring loaded push your way to get in, move to the side, let the gate close, then get out type of stile - the grab the tall ...
... begin.... When you spend many hours a day walking together as a group (and you are trying to take your mind off the fact that it is raining cats and dogs) you start to make up silly games or contests to occupy your time. Being in congested areas the last few days, the current game is "who can find the strangest thing on the ground" game. It's pretty simple - when you see something odd on the ground, you say "I'd like to submit xxxx for review". ...
The good. Lots but let's start through the window then around the room and outside. Last night's B'nB was rather good. Very baronial. Very country esquire. And very nice. The hosts were friendly enough to have me in their kitchen as they prepared the evening meal and brekkie (not at the same time, 2 different times). I think I mentioned I had Somerset beef cooked in cider and treacle which I can now report was excellent. It was served with dumplings which ...