The Black Grouse
Travel Blogs from Buxton
... on South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand. - not the most original trip but perfect for what we want. Cheap bit of fun to help stick to a tight budget. Lots of culture, followed by good sun and easy living. On the 30th August the count down stops. We head out to Bangkok with a stop over in Dubai. I'll be using this blog to keep in touch, put up pictures and keep track of all the experiences...... Well that's the plan anyway. Wish us luck. I'll be in touch ...
Laid here at 2.47 am not able to sleep. My toes are wriggling with excitement! My head is filled with airports, shows, weather, outfits, cocktails....the list goes on ! ;) Know I need to sleep but it just not happening! Had a lovely pre holiday day little wander round Trafford ...
... so we had a nice view of the moors to the east; we touched down gently – a smooth landing in the sunshine in March was a miracle!
It had been a great holiday: our first taste of half-board has only whetted our appetites for more places full of interest, history and scenic views – which just about sums up Malta. More, ...
... that's the same all over. Buxton is famous for its festival which unfortunately had finished a couple of days before we arrived. The Opera House is stunning, very ornate, as is the Pavillion and Pavillion Gardens. Spent a lot of time in the Gardens which were really well laid out with ponds, parks and a miniature train. Loved watching the ducks and geese, particularly the baby ducks who were so cute and fluffy. The Crescent hotel is currently closed for refurbishment but I think will ...
Just been up to the room and we've got two double beds, woo! We're off to Greece for two weeks and I'm so excited! The weather's meant to be great, 34 degrees centigarde! We took Alfie (my jack russell) this morning to Debs Dog Den and I'm really missing him, but I know that he's ...
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