Simonstone Hall Country House Hotel
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... us. Each table was
named after something that was important to them and ours was the silver
fern. There was a string quartet playing
as we gathered and as Becky walked down the stairs towards Dom who started
getting emotional at the sight of her.
The band for the after party was a rock band and although it
wasn’t our kind of music they were very good and extremely LOUD. The younger ones were on the dance floor from
the minute ...
The first thing that is so amazing about driving through the English countryside is the lush green fields and trees, the beautiful hedgerows on the roadsides blooming with Queen Anne lace, buttercups, poppies and grasses - there is also an abundance of wildlife including little rabbits, hedgehogs, field mice etc.
We made our way to a bed and breakfast on a farm near Bolton Abbey, Skipton. This is a converted stone barn and is exceedingly comfortable. Of ...
... best ability and our partners and friends said it was fantastic so we were all very happy to have taken part in this very exciting event.
After the concert we boarded buses to take us to the Chelsea Pier to board the Spirit of New York cruise ship for the buffet supper. There was a DJ on board and so there was singing and dancing (especially among those younger people). Most of us went outside on deck to take in the ...
... beautiful day and I just did all my laundry which is covering all sides of the tent to dry and gives me some shade. I moved to a different campsite yesterday which is a few pounds cheaper a night. It is only 1/4 mile away from town instead of 3/4 which is nice but the facilities almost don’t make up for it (Grungy small showers and not well kept greens). I will definitely stay at the other campsite when I come back. Also when I return the town Appleby will be ...
... pub thus far. Maybe I will indulge a bit tonight. I ended up meeting a chap named Gary who was the landlord of the pub, and his sidekick running the bar Patrick. They were both great characters and some of the best conversation that I have had in the UK yet.
I ended up sharing and swapping loads of information with Gary and basically planning his American trip for 3 months with him. He has his mindset to do a transatlantic cruise and take some of ...