The Black Grouse
Travel Blogs from Buxton
Off to Manchester after supper to be next to the airport for the early morning flight! Need to check in at 6.40 am (sigh)... But very excited to get on the way! Hoping for an upgrade due to it being my birthday (10th feb), however, will be very surprised if i get one! Fingers crossed. Etihad flight to Bangkok via Abu Dhabi ...
... here years ago. We'd spotted a brown tourist sign for the Black Sheep Brewery, couldn't remember seeing that before, we went to take a look. Amanda wanted go because they had a gift shop that was probably full of cuddly sheep related things, I wanted to go because they had a baaaa. And yes they did call it that. We arrived and went to the baaaa. "A pint of your best ale please barkeeper." I asked. I stared at the perfectly presented pint of beer and thought "This must ...
... for 10 mins for a quick cuppa but finally we found Enid's home. She lives in an "old folks home" but has her own room and looks after herself, pretty good for 91 years old. She's such a feisty little woman, so much like Nanna it is lovely, and sad at the same time. I wonder what Nanna would think of us coming here and it's sad that she didn't get to see it, I think she would have been thrilled. Enid was so pleased so see us, we had a cuppa in her room and chatted, the family ...
Headed up to Manchester with my best friend Charlotte (we drove up), stayed in possible the most expensive and classiest hotel in Manchester (of course.... Because One Direction were also staying there). Got drunk in the hotel, saw the boys... Left the next day and drove back to London. Also paid £40 for a breakfast in the hotel.... TWO ...
... is where I enjoy a leisurely run, and where I happened to notice a very tall and old looking steeple from afar my first week here.
Two weeks ago I first decided to attend Platt Field's Church for a Sunday worship service. Regardless of denomination, I appreciate a traditional church service every once in a while (Catholic, Anglican, Evangelical, you name it- as long as it's located in an ...
Other places to stay in Buxton
Palace Road, Buxton | 4 star hotelfrom $127
- Fading Grandeur
- The palatial Palace
- Palace Grande
The Square, Buxton | 3 star hotelfrom $137
The Park, Buxton | 3 star hotelfrom $138
1 Burlington Road, Buxton | Hotelfrom $86
21 Broad walk, Buxton | Hotelfrom $119