Ramside Hall Hotel & Golf Club
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... to get out for a wander to find it about eight cars pulled into the carpark. As it was a very small carpark and we nearly filled one end of it we decided to move on before we got jammed in. There was nowhere else to park unfortunately so we didn't get to see whatever there is there to remember that dreadful day. With so much open countryside in that area what an awful coincidence that it should drop out of the sky over the only built up ...
... little cottage is new, modern and spacious. It is warm enough for dinner on the patio.
Sunday has a 100% chance of rain. Hurricane Bertha from the US is now moving this way and is expected to hit with lots of rain (up to an inch today) and wind (20-3- mph with gusts to 40mph) over the next few days. High today should be 58. So much for summer. There are 2 Quaker Meetings in the area. One in Allendale and one ...
... why my relatives moved south.
We went to Durham which is a lovely town with a lot of activity around the historic centre. We wandered up and down the uneven streets of old Durham town which has many old old buildings.
After a late lunch we decided to leave Old Durham Town. Reminds me of a Roger Whittaker song.
We booked into the Premier Inn with free wifi. At least with Premier ...
... met up with us and the drinking continued! It got to midnight and me and Victoria called it a night but on the way we found the most amazing pasta place that was still open! It was like you chose what pasta you want and then choose 4 toppings, I got chorizo, sundried tomato, bacon, pesto and parmisan and like a tomato based sauce! It was AMAZING!! So it was a good night! ...
... Keswick, where we braved the hordes - well what else is there to do in the Lakes District on a wet Sunday than go shopping? We had lunch (Charlie voted his fish and chips the best yet) and found a launderette to do a couple of loads while we ate. It did remind me of Pauline in Eastenders!
Our final stop was the Castlerigg Stone Circle (another 4,500-year-old set of standing stones) and then we headed west into Northumberland ...
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