Oakwood Hall Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bingley
... find anything to do after we'd driven around the old town. We returned our hire car, and they drove us out to the dock to board our ferry. The driver was very informative, just like a private tour guide.
We boarded several hours prior to departure, and it was a good opportunity to have a rest. We had an outside cabin with views of the dull and uninteresting Port of Hull. It was low tide, the mudflats were exposed, and it took about ...
... to find the info centre. On the advice of the woman in the centre we headed to the Minster for Evensong, which was amazing - a choir and organist and seats in the central section of the Minster for the service. We didn't know what to do with all the standing and sitting and praying but followed other's movements and managed not to do anything out of place. Our second and only full day in York Ron and I checked out the Newgate market and bought supplies for lunch ...
... and I had a pint of Apple cider. Very nice indeed. After dinner went for a walk on the wall. Built of stone in the 13th century and found the grave of Dick Turpin - famous highwayman and horse thief. York Minster Cathedral was just amazing ...
... we had tea in a house built in 1680, yesterday we walked on the 14th century York walls and today we visited a 1712 house. So, when Captain Cook arrived in Australia in 1770, I can better understand why he claimed it, and thought it was empty.
We leave England tomorrow, taking a ferry from Hull to Rotterdam. We've been in the UK and Ireland for a total of about 3 months, and we've loved it all - the beauty, the culture, the food, and the people.
Local Expert took us on sightseeing tour,including visit to Edinburgh Castle walked the Royal mile ,saw the Palace of Holyroodhouse in the shadow of Arthur's Seat and the new Scottish Parliment Building. The GEORGIAN ARCHITECTUREin the new town A lot of sandstone buildings. Tonight Scottish dinner and Cabaret and tried ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility