The Black Grouse
Travel Blogs from Buxton
... he realises what he's letting himself in for, 3 months backpacking around Asia... With me :) Getting excited as the hours pass by it's time to head to the airport a day early to stay in the airport hotel as we had an early flight in the morning. Fingers crossed everything from here goes ...
... odds and ends all hand made. Then went to Silkstone to see Targets dad Boydie and the boxer family. Had. Few more laughs and then back to Tankersley Manor where we met up with Margaret and Robert for dinner. Weather is terrible cold and wet and forecasting snow for tomorrow . Barnsley is a pretty place with lots of gardens and as it is spring tulips and daffodils sway gently in the cold winds everywhere ...
... metres and the square boundaries about 50-60 metres. I felt really comfortable batting because you had to play everything on the front foot. After the game we had a few drinks in the clubhouse and had a chat with all of the boys which was good- I am slowly starting to know them which makes me feel more comfortable. We had Maccas for tea at 10:30 which was a ridiculous time to eat, but we were both ...
... is nice but it is also quite small, something we will have to get used to compared to home. Nikko picked us up and we went down to the cricket club so I could have a net session before our friendly game tomorrow. I hit the ball okay but I think it will take a little while for me to adjust to the conditions and the formats of the games. We then went into the clubhouse which is s really cool setup. It is similar to the club house at home but they have an ...
... 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 ...
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