The Ripon Spa Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... have improved dramatically. Much of the way has been along paved paths, built we learnt with the flag stones from demolished cotton mills. Today's path was wide and sandy, joining the old dismantled Rosedale railway all the way to Blakey Ridge. There were loads of people on it. A community marathon had sweaty tattooed creatures passing us regularly, then there were the cyclists, other trekkers, weekend walkers and even a couple of trail bikes competing for the ...
... We began our walk into the Cleveland Hills of the North Yorkshire Moors. The weather was low 20's and fine, another perfect walking day. We started climbing as soon as we left Osmotherley, reaching Scarth Wood Moor in quick time in the company of a Yorkshire couple walking their dog. At the first summit of the day they helpfully pointed out all the landmarks in front of us. Most prominent in the distance ...
... they are quite well preserved here. The old city wall still stands in full, encircling York Minister Cathedral and its associated medieval buildings and roads.
Our primary purpose was to delve into the Viking history of York and York boasts a renowned Viking facility known as the Jorvik Centre. We signed up the kids for a Viking 'Dig' as well. The facility was quite excellent with a glass floor above an actual Viking settlement's ...
Well we did it! One more long distance footpath under the belt (which is now slightly looser for both of us!). The whole of the walk was quite beautiful with fantastic scenery all around nearly all of the time. In this respect the Offa's Dyke Path was one of the best walks we have done. The route was well maintained with good way marking, gates, stiles, bridges and sometimes wooden or stone staircases to help out ...
... band was usually quite late in the evening (2145) and the pre recorded strict tempo music was rather dire in quality and mostly tangos, jives and sambas which we couldn’t do. However we intend to carry on with our lessons and will be better prepared for the challenges of the dance floor in the future. The lecture programme (Cunard Insights Programme) was excellent with in depth series of lectures on all sorts of things usually relevant to the areas we were ...