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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... back a bit quick!!! We expected to see a collie at the rear of the herd but no it was a teeny tiny terrier puppy, the collie was rounding up the stragglers in the next field helped or rather hindered by a black lab who seemed to be having a fabulous time scattering rather than rounding, much to the frustration of the farmer and much hollering of MMMMMEEEEGGGGG. Finally arrived back in one ...
Lovely morning in sunny Kent, showered n a cuppa tea done, loo emptied and we set of in search of fuel, Ooooooooo a Tesco, bread, bananas n bacon bought oh and diesel , jeez it's expensive over here, we've being paying 80p a litre! and off to do battle with the M25 and the Dartford crossing! The M25 was its usual carpark, Mr Tom kept warning us to watch for speed cameras, yeah thanks Tom the chance would be a fine thing! Finally made it through ...
A side note on the St Sunday walk a couple of days ago - this was a safer alternative to "The Striding Edge" which is described as thrilling, exillarating and not for the nervous as it is very very narrow and very very windy. Luckily Greg has his sore foot as we all know who would have attempted it. That night we found out 5 people have died so far this year up there! The average is 2 ...
So today I got to sleep in till 8 am which was pretty easy to do after being woken at 7 am or earlier for full week. We were not in rush to get ready for the day though the kids did eventually get dressed so they could go outside & ride their cousins' scooters & pretend some fun imaginative game. After everyone had lunch we headed to Aria Force which we have done at least twice before the other times we have visited. The weather was actually ok while we were ...
... judgement for tomorrow when we do some real walking!) We had already decided not to walk back up to Hadrian's Wall to pick up the Pennine Way but had planned a cross country route to pick it up south of Haltwhistle. This so called cross country route on a disused railway track, turned out to be the South Tyne Trail. This is a delightful track that runs beside the South Tyne River all the way to Alston. Not complaining, ...