Travel Blogs from Kirkoswald
... students in England also learn phonics, have sports days and go excursions for special events. Another a big learning event for student all over the Unoted Kingdom is the 100th Anniversary of the start of World War 1. Willbee will be visiting the battle fields of France in about a month so you might also want to think of some questions you might want Willbee to find information about for ...
... scenic and we get great views of heather covered hill tops in the area. It was a nice change of pace.
We continue on to Allendale and stop for groceries. Allendale is a fair sized village with all the amenities – pubs, inns, restaurants, grocery, doctors, pharmacy shops etc. We are actually staying 1.5 miles down the road in Catton which is a bedroom community of 1 main street, homes, a village green and a ...
... an umbrella, the clouds clear and skudding clouds make way for sunshine and a palate of colours from white to 50 shades of grey!!! I have taken a couple of photos from the French doors of our room. I hope you can see the dramatic effect of the sky. By the way, the Comedy of Errors last night was a hoot. Real laughter out loud entertainment. Made me think that Shakespeare wrote this for the masses - good old fashioned comedy or should I say - dramatic ...
... the first pencils were strips of graphite wrapped in sheep hides. The museum is a fun romp into something I’ve always taken for granted. They even have the world largest pencil made for the Guinness Book of World Records. In WWII there really was a Q (think James Bond movies) whose job was to make "stuff" for spies. He asked the Derwent pencil company to make a pencil that could contain a map ...
... The road took us up over a range of hills (the summit was 2000ft) and the views out over the dales were absolutely spectacular. Being back in the high country was really good for Charlie's soul - he was thrilled to see some tussocks! Part of the road, where Whitfield is, was voted one of Europe's ten most scenic drives. And it really was FAB.
We were heading for a Britstop in Whitfield, on the way to Hexham, and after the ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed