The Feathers Hotel
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... butterflies, bees and birds were plentiful and varied. Some of the butterflies insisted on landing on the path in front of us so we had to try to avoid standing on them; they must have had a death wish! One small tortoiseshell butterfly led us along the path for a good while, seeming to land for us to catch up before leading us on again.
One of the plans for the day was to treat ourselves to fish and chips on the sea front, so on our return ...
... looking for a place for lunch.
We fond the Cobblestone Cafe in the centre of Grassington and we enjoyed the paninis with tea. As we were looking for a table another couple offered to let us share their table in the courtyard outside so we passed the time waiting for lunch chatting to a couple from Chesterfield who were staying nearby for a few days walking.
The leisurely lunch ...
... for entertaining (including royalty) and has not been altered since it was given to the Nation. The different blocks have very different feelings, probably as the building was sub-divided. We also enjoyed the hospitality of the cellar cafe.
A quick walk round the Minster preceded our catching the bus back to the car. We then headed back to the apartment, via Ripon for food, before settling in for the ...
... the end of one stage of my trip, and the beginning of another. Tomorrow I am off to Durham, where I will move into residence and enjoy 12 days of freshers activities. This will certainly change the frequency and tone of my blog. Expect less frequent posts, thinner entries and probably a lot more pictures. What won't change, however, is my commitment to keeping you posted on all of the big events here in England.
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... cafe and decide to be moderately good by not ordering a cake. Ian joins me and guess what, he has purchased a delicious scone. I am indignantly righteous. My hair trim also turns out to be pricey although it's a good cut - we are obviously out of touch! We return to the campsite for lunch. It is now cold and wet. What to do on such a miserable afternoon? We decide to visit Nunnington Hall which is not too far from us. It turns out to be more interesting than expected. I have had ...