The Black Grouse
Travel Blogs from Buxton
... been weather warnings all day across the country because of the tail end of a hurricane. When the rain cleared we took Logan for a walk. This evening the rain has stopped but it is very windy, we have made sure that we aren't parked too close to any if the old ...
We found a book about the teachings of Buddha in our manchester hotel room. This occupied most of our evening. This morning we went to McDonalds to book our bnb for Barcelona. We had a seriously *************necting to the wifi there and a lady who worked their spent her time trying to help us connect. When we eventually gave up frustrated, we insisted it was ok. It was not ok... She replied with, "no it's not ok... I'll get a manager". Her dedication to helping us, was a really special ...
Having said that I found that the Cathedral felt very cosy, warm and welcoming compared to some of the others that I have visited. As I walked through the entrance the organist was playing some amazing music, and continued to play for the half hour I was there. I don't know how but the music was so loud, and deep and powerfully visceral that I could feel it pass straight through me without it being painful as I walked around looking at ...
... tea and making some scones.The sunset this evening is just lovely. After we had eaten we went for a drink and chat in the Den with Paul. Day 9 Maintenance Dept is being very patient with the swine of a cupboard door. Day 2 of trying make it fit. The site is very busy with site staff this morning, Some of them come to visit us to look at Dreamcatcher. We love having visitors, but, don't they ...
... within the 105 acres of garden. The grounds, parkland surrounding the house and gardens, covers 1,000 acres. We started at by climbing to the top of the cascade, and then headed off to find another building we could see higher up.
We didn’t get there, but crossed the little aqueducts that feed the cascade and other water features as well as provide much of the water for the house and extensive ‘vegie patch’. It started to rain on us ...
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