The Greenhead Country House
Travel Blogs from Crook
Groggy but awake and downstairs for breakfast, achy but not much more than usual following yesterdays large hike.
Decided to detour off the Pennine Way (which meanders for part of the day with no real reason) and take a walk way on the old South Tynedale narrow gauge railway. This follows for part of the day the direction of the Pennine …
... out over wet grass!
Off to the Northwich area which is near Chester and my old stamping ground. We are planning a 4 week (or longer) stay there so we can settle down for the winter and Xmas. Plenty to see and do with Liverpool, Chester, Manchester, the Potteries and North Wales within easy driving distance, especially as we are staying about 3 miles from the M6 Motorway which joins other Motorways and main ...
... we have seen. From the outside it looks great but the inside is a mixture of box pews and it even has a large balcony area up very ordinary looking stairs. Most unusual considering its age.
The kippers we had were lovely, but they are an acquired taste.
Saturday morning we left Whitby and travelled to Scarborough, which is a typical old English sea ...
As dusk descends, the promised monsoon rains have not quite materialised but it is cold and very windy. It's good to know we will in hot and sunny climes quite soon.
Luggage is nearly packed. Judith has been scouring the shops for suitable light clothing and we have vast quantities of medical items including insect repellents and malaria tablets.
No room for the cricket bat I'm afraid.
... just brushed him aside. Such is the thanks you get when you are made of plasticine.
From there we went on a spectacular ride over the top of the Dales from Hawes to Thwaite. It really is a most beautiful area. Very harsh and wind swept but well worth a visit at any time of the year. Drove back home along the River Swale valley and have just had dinner and a glass of red.
What more could you ask for in life?