Parsonage Hotel & Spa
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... it! You have to commit and go for it apparently!! Anyway, got a train and two planes to go before we get there! I really enjoyed writing my blog when we went to Sri Lanka and a lot of you said you enjoyed reading it so that's why I'm doing it again! Hopefully the wifi will be good throughout the trip so I can update you all on our Asian adventure! Kirsty ...
So, after a loooong conversation with Mr Prest, I had to rush to the train station for my journey to York. On the train, I spoke to a woman who had just put in an offer on a house in Knaresborough. She lived in a little village called Clifton, I think. Nothing for sale in Clifton, and she'd always loved visiting Knaresborough in the summer, so they took a punt and found a place they liked - fingers crossed, she gets it!
... remembers that the mill was sold by the last of the Waltons to Joseph Carson in around 1920. He's not sure when the mill moved from the river into a warehouse - probably somewhere in the 1930s or 40s. He knows Byard's Lodge and Stockwell Lodge, but has not known that Waltons ever lived there and has never socialised with any Waltons except Ronald Walton, who was the same age as Dennis, went to the same school and played cricket ...
... to visit us. It was amazing to see the pomp and ceremony royalty create. He came flying in in his car surrounded by police on motor bikes hopped out and entered the Minster. What ever he visits is closed to public while he is there.
I went shopping at Mark and Spencer's and got another summer top. Mel and Chris found a tool shop (I can never win) and purchased there.
We went for a boat ride on the river - very nice. After this ...
... time of year, probably because it is in the Easter holidays, which I hadn't quite accounted for. As it was the last stop and I had already spent a few hours trying to fill it, I guess I just thought "Oh, I'll take it, it can't be that bad". How wrong I was!
This was a HelpExchange rather than a wwoof. Same concept - food and accommodation in return for work - but the work can be absolutely anything. The place I stayed is a hostel/ B+B/ cafe that used to be a railway station and ...