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- Continental Breakfast
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Breakfast Available
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... this was is that the town and seafront are on slightly different levels; probably about 40 metres different. We walked through the town learning of its origins; being foundered by Henry Pease as a village for his workers to find some recreation. He had Quaker beliefs so the village seemed similar to its midlands equivalent in Bournville. We walked into the gardens which are maintained around the salt burn and walked back along the stream to the sea ...
... 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 ...
... of rain showers arrived so we used the conservatory as a shelter before walking under the umbrella around the formal gardens. The gardens were extensive and the area included a bird hide and a walk next to the pasture with meadow flowers as the main feature.
The Hall was built in the late 18th century as a family house and was used as such until the middle of the last century. In 1941 it was used ...
... in snow in winter. From Haworth we drove towards Bradford to the world heritage listed Saltaire - a model trial village and textile mill built by industrialist Sir Titus Salt. The significance was a bit lost on us but I do remember seeing Bradford Woollen Mills' product in shops at home.
Day 5 A short drive today to Knaresborough and Harrogate, labelled as centres for true "English" experiences. Both are pleasant towns. We wandered around Knaresborough castle of ...
... along to the walls. There was the ability to get on top of the walls here and walk along them. I walked along the walls in one direction to the point where the walk park ended. Here i explored the walls from street level for a bit before returning back along the walls in the direction in which i came. There were some good views along the wall and i took some pictures. Back where i started walking along the walls was the Richard 3rd museum. I bought ...