Park Inn by Radisson Doncaster
Travel Blogs from Doncaster
Yesterday we took a drive to Torksey to see the canal and the lock. There was very little movement on the canal. Took a wander up the side of the bank to have a look. Did get to see two little boats go through the lock together. I forgot my camera so no pictures of the ...
... It was fascinating. The history, the architecture. It is beautiful preserved (some of it has been restored). They have it furnished with replica furniture of the period from when the house was at its prime. This evening I got to meet Grandma's brother, as we went for dinner at their ...
We went to Cleethorpe today, to see the English seaside. We parked a little way out, and walked along the path that overlooked the "beach". At this stage the ocean was a fair way out. You could see it, but there was a good km or two of sand before the waters edge. There's a lot of natural area between the path and the beach as well, which is a protected area for birds. Got to see a lot of different plants and there were quite a few birds around. Along the front (once you ...
... off...not keen to get ready so we're going to crash for the night, but have fun'.
Normally this was be an acceptable response, however he did give us a strange look.
It wasn't until later that day we told Kirsty about the conversation....she then proceeded to tell us that 'pants' in the UK only refers to underwear!! ahhhh we realised why the confused look.
Mental note to use the word trousers for the next few ...
Next morning we cruised to our favourite spot at the top of the New Junction canal where we found more Strawberry Island boats were moored up. Returning home is getting to feel very real!
While we were there it was good to see the Humber Princess pass us. At least there are some commercial barges working the South Yorkshire Navigation ...
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