The Black Grouse
Travel Blogs from Buxton
... still etc etc. Excitement is mounting as well as trepidation at leaving all that is familiar behind us for 12 months. Nearly packed the clothes for the trip and had all our vaccinations, have a small family trauma to deal with in the next few days which is preoccupying our minds currently, involving surgery which is not great. The 12th October is coming after many years of dreaming and months of ...
After a frenetic few weeks finishing things at work and other places we were delivered to the airport (thanks Max!) and after the obligatory photo at departures, boarded our Etihad plane.
As we spent 15 hours jetting to Abu ...
Pick up Sat Morning. Smooth handover. SC- Can you feel it? DC - No hardly tell it's there. First outing in the new Van at our first C&C site in Ashbourne. Lovely Site. Friendly helpful staff help us push it on the pitch. The Van is very comfy and warm.
50 miles from Cresswell Rd Mexbourgh to Site.
89 miles from Site to Home.
... As it turned out I got taken to a separate spot to Flo and Dan and my seats turned out to be absolutely amazing! The game was one sided being against Crystal Palace but nevertheless it was great to experience the stadium packed out and the atmosphere when a goal was scored.
We went out that night to Irish pub for a few beers and games of pool before moving on to a bar. Unfortunately we left our run a bit late and the venue I wanted to go to had ...
Today was a quiet day. We got up late and had breakfast at the hotel . We walked around parts of Siena we had not gone to yet. A light lunch at a little pizza place then off we went to find a few souvenirs oh and of course eat some gelato! This time I tried the melon and the fig.(fici). Oh my it was heavenly! After the shopping, lunch and gelato, we found our way back to the main piazza where we watched ...
Other places to stay in Buxton
Palace Road, Buxton | 4 star hotelfrom $107
- Fading Grandeur
- The palatial Palace
- Palace Grande
The Square, Buxton | 3 star hotelfrom $120
The Park, Buxton | 3 star hotelfrom $102
1 Burlington Road, Buxton | Hotelfrom $64
21 Broad walk, Buxton | Hotelfrom $100