The New Oaklea Hotel
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... research I'd been doing the last few years. I had a few specific things I wanted to do: visit the Archives at the local Library, go to the cemetery and see if I could find my great-grandparent's grave, have a look at my father's family home, go to the "Dock Museum" which tells all about the history of the local area and lastly & visit the Furness Abbey - an abbey (just outside the town) that was built in 1127. In addition, I had a couple of contacts that I hoped ...
... up in one or other of the vans having a drink together.
I now leave Clitheroe and move on a few miles to a tiny, but beautiful village at the edge of the Forest of Bowland (not a forest any more but some rather spectacular moors). Here I will join up with my Rotary friends and spend the next three weeks travelling up to Scotland with them. Whether I will have access to the internet over these weeks remains to be seen,
... and we had a second stop there. Again it was very busy with loads of tourists and their big camera's. We like Bowness as it has a number of shops both independent and chain and the narrow streets and Lakeland architecture is very pleasing to the eye. The road from Bowness to Cark has some amazing houses lining it and surprisingly a lot of them for sale (or is it surprising given the current economy?) And then we ...
So we left Porthmadog at around 10am with the intention of travelling to Southport for an overnighter, or two, before hitting the Lake District. First of all we headed for the local supermarket to stock up with a few essentials, mainly beer and wine, but essentials non the less! Bit of a shock to the system driving back towards civilisation. People, traffic and ...
Off on hols again...
Borneo bound with my mum who is achieving a "bucket list" holiday, always wanted to see the Organ-tans in Borneo.my uncle who's revisiting an Army posting from the 70s and we're just going to keep them company.
Have a good day!
Jacqui x ...
Other places to stay in Blackpool
North Promenade Sea Front, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $95
- Just fine
- A fabulous hotel
Queens Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $63
- Needs a Changing Rooms makeover
- Value for Money ....... If that's what you want!
- Always wanted to stay in a castle
North Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $95
- Never again!!
- Some problems
- Cant wait to go back
Princess Parade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $68
- ABSOLUTELY TERRIBLE WARNING DO NOT STAY HERE !
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East Park Drive, Blackpool | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Small Rooms, Uncomfortably warm
- Don't fall for the golf course
- 4 Star? No Way!
Clifton Drive/Ocean Boulevard, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $116
- Okay but some problems
- Haven't seen better! Immaculate
Queens Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $114
- Fan of the cliffs
- 18 carat
270 North Promenade , Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $111
Queens Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- Steer clear
- Out of the tacky bit!
- £20.00 a night - can't complain
14 - 20 Queen's Promenade, Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $82
663 - 671 New South Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $80
- Nice Hotel
- Don't get a room near the elevator!
- Classy place to stay
250 - 262 North Promenade, Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $99
- Great weekend
- Just awful.
- Lovely break
320 - 324 North Promenade, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $82
- Absolutely awful
- You couldnt make it up
- Never go there!!!!
240 - 244 North Promenade, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $60
282 North Promenade, Blackpool | 3 star hotelfrom $79
24 Queen's Promenade, Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $74
479 South Promenade, Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $117
48 - 52 Queens Promenade, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $116
58 / 66 Charnley Road, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $92
308 North Promenade, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $116
467 - 469 South Promenade, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $132
206 - 214 North Promenade, Blackpool | 2 star hotelfrom $57
106 - 110 Hornby Road, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $91
Whitehills Park, Preston New Road , Blackpool | Hotelfrom $76
Seasiders Way, Blackpool | Hotelfrom $64