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Travel Blogs from Harrogate
Everything is now set to go. Just charging this ipad for the airport check. Sadly, we have to say goodbye to Katie Moragh. She is suspicious as there is a suitcase in the hall and her food and other "doggy" essentials are in the basket at the foot of the stairs ready for her to go to become an Honorary Pitman. Raggy the Airedale and KM will be pals tomorrow. We leave home at 7a.m. so early brekkie and off to the station and Manchester ...
Just checked the date of my last post, and can't believe it has been a whole week since I last posted. I have met a wonderful lady called Bridget who is an artist and lives three doors up. Bridget comes down when Pam is at work to feed the fish and give the dogs, Cody and Casey, a run around the garden. We get on so well, and spend hours just talking about books, art, life, food, animals and anything else that comes up in conversation. I think I have made a friend for ...
... except perhaps at specialist liquor stores), instead the lower priced selections are from Chili, California, and Australia! So, they have to travel much further to get to the shelf. We went for a walk through some of the town, never tiring of seeing cobblestone streets and old, well preserved buildings. There was a market on so we bought a few things for our home cooked meal ...
... made combs out of deer antlers. They found fossilised head lice in the combs they discovered. We had a look at York Minster, which is a huge old cathedral. It had lots of stained glass windows and big paintings. Then we went for a walk around on the city walls, which were built by the ...
... 100 !!!) Helen is now impressed with her new digital pen which records everything she writes on paper onto the computer. This will be so useful in her school work next year.
After the car being returned we then spent a further 4 hours driving up the country back to Harrogate (complete with windscreen wipers going occasionally)
Welcome home Stride family, back to the grey skys and rain... What a fantastic summer weather we are having....
Other places to stay in Harrogate
Kings Road, Harrogate | 4 star hotelfrom $86
- Found the hotel to be a little outdated.
- Hotel better than expected.
Ripon Road, Harrogate | 4 star hotelfrom $155
- Fantastic stay
- Lovely hotel - lived up to it's name.
- Rubbish - my worst hotel overnight stay yet
Swan Road, Harrogate | 3 star hotelfrom $130
- Old World Charm
- Great Value, Great Service
Crown Place, Harrogate | Hotelfrom $129
- Desperately in need of a face lift
- I won't be back.....
- Beware unless you like mold and gloom (Insight Tour)
1 Ripon Road, Harrogate | 3 star hotelfrom $98
Ripon Road, Harrogate | 3 star hotelfrom $113
11 - 19 Kings Rd, Harrogate | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Liked the small details - guest sausage, wide range of jams and the postcard whe
- Simply Brilliant..
Prospect Place, Harrogate | 3 star hotelfrom $105
- Excellent value
- Bridal buyers weekend.
- Great shower !
Queen Building, Harrogate | Hotelfrom $118
Rudding Park, Harrogate | Hotelfrom $208
- Wonderful place to stay
Hornbeam Park Avenue , Harrogate | Hotelfrom $117
3 - 13 Swan Rd, Harrogate | 3 star hotelfrom $102
Franklin Mount, Harrogate | 3 star hotelfrom $114
28 Swan Road, Harrogate | Hotelfrom $166
The Ginnel, Harrogate | Hotelfrom $71
Prospect Place, Harrogate | Hotelfrom $164
- Loved Hotel du Vin
- So enjoyed staying at Hotel du Vin and Bistro
- Brilliant, I want to go back NOW!
Cold Bath Road, Harrogate | 4 star hotelfrom $83
Otley Road, Beckwithshaw, Harrogate | Hotelfrom $126
Burnt Yates, Harrogate | Hotelfrom $109
Prospect Place, West Park, Harrogate | Hotelfrom $124
29/35 Valley Drive, Harrogate | Hotelfrom $65
Valley Drive, Harrogate | Hotelfrom $81
53 Kings Road, Harrogate | 3 star hotelfrom $131