The Buck Inn
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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Travel Blogs from Buckden
Yep, dear ol' Dennis Prest was born in 1914, so he's seen quite a bit of history happen right in front of his nose... It was such a mission to find his place, even more so because I had checked out of my b&b in Harrogate and was pulling my case on wheels behind me! The address I'd given omitted the street name (!) so it took a while, but after asking a few people and a couple of phone calls, I hauled my case up a very, very ...
... graveyard and was getting soaked once again when I met Brian Forshaw and his wife. Brian is a retired teacher and a hobby historian - he saved me so much hassle by letting me know the grave inscriptions are all listed in the library. So I headed there, but not before finding 2 memorial paving stones at the front door of the church, both for Elizabeth Walton, a mother (and wife of Christopher) and daughter!! I spent a LOT of time in the library just going through the ...
Up early (even earlier when Kerry posted onto Facebook at 5am and I thought it was my alarm!!)
Hard boiled eggs to go (no cooked breakfast today), headed for the 7.40am bus from Harrogate to Boroughbridge, through about 6 other little villages - what a delightful bus ride through English villages and countryside and in the good company of a young man named Tom. He's into an apprenticeship in Digital Marketing and told me the names of each village and we got to know ...
... and I might miss something special that would have been easy to include if I'd just waited a little longer to make the decision - ah, such is the life of a lone traveller ... bliss and agony!
AND it was dark so quickly, I didn't even get to see the countryside, whipped through York like it wasn't even there (well, I couldn't see it, that's for sure!) and was outside the train station in the dark before I knew it. The looooong line of ...
... at times negotiating muddy bogs and squidgy river beds trampled by hundreds of hiking boots. By the time we reached Keld late afternoon my heel was really giving me curry. For many this was the end of the day's leg. However our accommodation was at Thwaite 3 miles further on! That meant a 1.5 hour journey around the side of a hill on a rocky goat track. The weather was changing and beginning to threaten. Thunder rumbled from black clouds not far to out left. We got ...