Rock Mill Holiday Homes

Christon Bank, Alnwick, NE66 b1340, Alnwick, Northumberland, England, NE66 3HA, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alnwick

Oh No it's raining

A travel blog entry by jordansgo

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Late up as there is a weather front coming through and we are staying put until tomorrow (Sunday) Time to restock, shower etc and plan the next few days and the crossing to Amsterdam. Currently looking like Blyth to Hartlepool to Scarborough and then 48 hrs across to Amsterdam in one hit. Maybe in Amsterdam by Thursday 12th Lots to avoid in the North Sea - Wind farms, Gas rigs, sea lanes, practise and firing ranges apart from the rocks, busy shipping and a plethora of other ...

Fog on the Tyne - Not Today

A travel blog entry by jordansgo

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... good - or brave a short hop to somewhere. Lots of maps and books being perused. So we may end up as experts on the joys of Blyth!! We've added a few more pics to yesterday including some very cute cygnets with mum and some pics of us taken by another boat we sailed alongside for most of the day- we were able to swap with some pics we had taken of them (Pete/marg - the boat was the same as bill and Mary's - ...

Another "best thing" on our trip.

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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Today we went to sea! Drove to Seahouses and walked around. Then boarded our boat with 70 others to go to the Farne Islands. Went close to several islands, including Brownsman and Longstone, looking close up at colonies of grey seals and nesting guillemots, puffins, gulls, razorbills and many others, then learnt of the dramatic rescue by the lighthouse keeper and his daughter of passengers of the ship Forfarshire in Sept. 1838. Then ...

Hydroelectricity

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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Today we went to Cragside, National Trust home of the late Sir William Armstrong. He was a lawyer turned engineer/inventor whose home was the first home powered by hydroelectricity. He palled up with Joseph Swan, who invented incandescent light bulbs (failed to patent same and Edison got in first), to have electric light through the house. House not open when we arrived ...

Hogwart's Castle and all.

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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Today we went to Alnwick Castle (pronounced"Anec"), scene of Hogwarts in the Harry Potter movies. A fact not mentioned much by our guide who gave the impressive history from outside in the on/off pouring rain. Could not help, however, seeing ourselves watching the "flying broomsticks lesson" and playing quidditch. Inside was Renaissance opulence in extreme, almost ...

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This hotel, located on Christon Bank, Alnwick, NE66 b1340, Alnwick, is near Dunstanburgh Castle and Howick Hall.
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