Owston Hall Hotel
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Day 2 and up for breakfast at 6.30am ready for an early start as this will a tough day over the Pennines. Michael still not feeling too good, but he did manage to force a cooked breakfast down himself! We rejoined the trail after a mile or so and again follow the meandering Mersey upstream through Stockport, Denton, and Hyde - the south east …
Arranged to have a cup of tea with my Aunty Dorothy who is an octogenarian and her partner Eric who is a nonagenarian. Now before thinking I have the longevity genes, Dorothy is not a blood relative. My Aunty Marion who is my mothers sister reached her early 80s so I live in hope that I will still be able to annoy my darling wife for another 30 years. Derby ...
... I had chicken tikka masala. The locals have a very thick accent, which is quite hard to understand. Hull itself seemed a sad and rundown place, with high unemployment and many deserted factories and foundries. Apparently it is trying hard to improve its image, and had been named UK City of Culture for 2017. A lot of work needs to be done for that, but I hope they keep the rag and bone man.
We had some time to spare, but ...
... some local preserves from a stall that just happened to be owned by the son of the woman who owns the apartment we are in), then walked the rest of the wall, calling in at a sensory garden near the Quilt Museum. The gardens here are just amazing, full of colour and scent. Phil and Kerryn did their own thing but we met for lunch back at the apartment. Ron and I then visited the Treasurer's House, owned and renovated by a very wealthy bachelor - Frank Green, whose ...
Left Edinburgh this morning heading for York. Stopped at Alnwick to visit the castle the Harry Potter scenes were shot at for their quid ditch matches. On to York and went for a walking tour through e town then went for dinner. Had ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center