Rendezvous at Skipton
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- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Banquet room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Another beautiful day with loads of sunshine and blue skies. Today was forecast to be the best day of the week so we had planned to head off to the seaside. There were a number of options for the location of our costal day so after weighing these up we picked Saltburn. A prompt get away allowed us to be in the car park on the sea front by ten o'clock, before the beach and sea front had become really busy and we enjoyed a quiet walk into town. The only real ...
... of surface quality. The road was well potholed and had a few drops on either side but after a mile or so we reached a junction with a more major road which was nearly wide enough to have white paint down the middle.
We reached the Abbey safely, dropped off our walking gear and headed off to the main entrance to enjoy a cream tea at the cafe. This was a great treat at the end of our active day.
The weather today was supposed to be reasonable so, after a walk in the grounds of the Abbey, we set off in sunshine for a couple of visits to National Trust properties near York. The Abbey has opened a new orc************ on the other side of the river to the Hall and this is a grab meadow to wander through as well as giving great views of the Hall itself.
The fist stop was Beningbrough Hall just north of ...
... Strid, from far higher than I was anticipating. I considered off-trailing down the cliff, but was quickly reprimanded by Phil (the rationalist). We hiked past the old farm and wall on our right (as seen in The Water Babies when Mr. Banks and his assistant attempt to allure the young chimney sweep from the raging waters [and certain death]) and the Strid downcliff on our left. We hiked out to the Aquaduct and made our turn, where there was a much easier route down to the Strid ...
... swing bridges behaved very well for a change. Sue and Francis were there to greet us like old pals and invite us for a fish and chip lunch at Bizzie Lizzie's. We spent the afternoon inspecting Skipton's market in the sunshine and stocking up at the supermarket. I can't remember exactly but I believe wine made another appearance that evening!
My dear old chum and ex-colleague Ian was due ...