New Country Inns - Barnsley & The Bluebell Inn
Travel Blogs from Barnsley
Arranged to have a cup of tea with my Aunty Dorothy who is an octogenarian and her partner Eric who is a nonagenarian. Now before thinking I have the longevity genes, Dorothy is not a blood relative. My Aunty Marion who is my mothers sister reached her early 80s so I live in hope that I will still be able to annoy my darling wife for another 30 years. Derby ...
After Matlock we thought we would go to Bakewell then off to Chatsworth House if time permitted. The rain started to ease so as we approached Bakewell we asked the satnav to find parking, the first 3 parking areas were full, we saw a few spaces on the side of the road but they were either for disabled or local residents. Eventually we ...
... should be pronounce Derby and not Darby. I even looked up the pronunciation on the internet and it said both ways are acceptable. No winners today but Darby sounds good to me.
We arrived in Matlock to continuous rain. Not to be deterred we found a car park and strolled around the town looking in various stores. We rummaged through various antique shops, not sure what we are looking for but there is so much choice.
The rain continued so back to the car and off to ...
- Drove from Wetherby to Edwinstowe via Doncaster
- Did 5 walks, mainly in the woods
- Visited Sherwood Forest
By the campfire at night where the wild dingoes call
But there's nothing more lonesome, morbid or drear
Than to walk down the path of the woods with no ...
... industrial but then comes back out into the countryside. I saw
some wild hare and a lot of sheep and horses and cows along the way.
Arriving into Manchester we
made our way to the hotel, another Novotel – we decided to treat ourselves to something
fancy…plus there wasn’t much else left when I went to book and a lot of the
other hotels were really expensive! As we made our way towards the hotel we
chanced past Go Falafel ...