Premier Inn Skipton North - Gargrave
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
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- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Gargrave
... and was ushered into see Mr Prest by his carer. He's got all his marbles, wears a shirt and tie every day, just like when he worked in the Knaresborough bank all his career (apart from a stint in the war).
He told me about a lot of his memories, but I'll summarise mainly what he told me about the Waltons and the mill in Knaresborough. He remembers that the mill was called Walton's Mill for all of his working life ...
... It looks quite neglected. Since it was empty, I had a really good look around the grounds - all a bit overgrown. One of the sons has now passed away, and it should be up for sale soon - split 4 ways???
So, encouraged, I headed round to Stockwell Lodge. Denise, the manager, welcomed me and I walked in on a residents' afternoon tea, so with a cuppa in hand, Cathy, a resident, told about how her children used to come over and play in the property, so the house ...
... other books on Knaresborough, then I just managed to squeak into the library before closing time to find a couple of local history books and photocopy some info on the mill. 'Home' to read and prepare for the big Walton & Co visit tomorrow. What did I do for supper? At ASDA, everything is cheap - a mixed salad for £1, quinoa with chilli £1, tin of salmon with lemon and pepper sauce £1.50 - a banana for dessert - NZ Jazz apples for snacks (6 for ...
We have a knack of dropping on the best days for the best bit of cruising. For our cruise along the wiggly bits from East Marton into Gargrave the sun shone upon us from a bright, cloudless sky. This bit of canal meanders through the best bit of countryside that the Yorkshire Pennines has to offer, past rolling green hills, limestone walls and bridges and along the ...
We were through Foulridge tunnel by lunchtime (all drippy and wet as usual), and that, sadly, was the last of the tunnels. We might have been tunnel newbies on the outward trip but we're seasoned canal troglodytes now, with a total of 16 tunnel trips under the belt.
Along the way we befriended the crew of widebeam Fanlight's Folly; Sue and ...