The Coniston Hotel
Travel Blogs from Coniston Cold
... party and parents when up to the moor for photos while the
rest of got to remain in the warm and dry with the bar.
The wedding was fantastic.
Becky looked absolutely stunning and Dominic looked wonderful in his
kilt. It was probably one of the nicest
weddings I have been to for a while made extra special by the little details
that were evident everywhere.
Place settings were marked by individually painted glasses
which were ...
The first thing that is so amazing about driving through the English countryside is the lush green fields and trees, the beautiful hedgerows on the roadsides blooming with Queen Anne lace, buttercups, poppies and grasses - there is also an abundance of wildlife including little rabbits, hedgehogs, field mice etc.
We made our way to a bed and breakfast on a farm near Bolton Abbey, Skipton. This is a converted stone barn and is exceedingly comfortable. Of ...
... Michelle for dinner and we met them at a beautiful restaurant just opposite Carnegie Hall. We enjoyed a great time together with them.
When we came on stage for the performance we were very pleased to see the auditorium about 80% full - I will never forget seeing all the stalls and balconies filled with an appreciative audience.
The performance went really well - the excitement was high and the concentration intense - we sang ...
... opened to reveal a Fred Elliot lookalike for those familiar with Coronation Street. There he was resplendent in a pink towel from the waist down and bubble bath bubbles over his shoulders and head!!!!! I could have sworn we were part of a soap opera! Speaking of which the cricket ground is just down the road from where Emmerdale Farm was filmed originally and there is a little shop there selling souvenirs of the series.
We have been following the celebrations ...
As we walked up the hill from the camp site in Hebden Bridge we noticed nearly all the houses had little yellow bicycles either in their front window or on the lawn. We stopped a passerby and learnt that the Tour de France is coming to Yorkshire in July and part of the route is up this road which is called Cragg Vale and is the longest continuous gradient in the United Kingdom. So we have walked part of the Tour de France! The whole of Yorkshire ...