The Unicorn Hotel
Travel Blogs from Skipton
... playing and shortly afterwards Dom and Becky brought
out a suitcase with wigs, blow up guitars, oversize glasses, butterfly wings
and all sorts of other stuff. The dance
floor was soon covered with some strange looking individuals using the props in
all sorts of ways. A good time was had
by all until about 1am I believe.
It was lovely to be part of such a happy event and
especially nice to spend some time with Ryan.
It was also ...
The first thing that is so amazing about driving through the English countryside is the lush green fields and trees, the beautiful hedgerows on the roadsides blooming with Queen Anne lace, buttercups, poppies and grasses - there is also an abundance of wildlife including little rabbits, hedgehogs, field mice etc.
We made our way to a bed and breakfast on a farm near Bolton Abbey, Skipton. This is a converted stone barn and is exceedingly comfortable. Of ...
... br> We said our goodbyes as most of us were leaving for other travel the next day.
Gillies and I went by taxi to JFK airport for our overnight flight to Manchester arriving there at 7.00am the next day. We picked up the hire car(Vauxhall Astra) at the airport and drove straight away to a village called Wentworth. This was made possible by using our Tom Tom - it would have been a hair-raising experience without this amazing device.
We left our little camp site in Esholt in Bradford this morning but it has been a delightful stay. The cricket ground beside us was immaculate and it was a shame in some respects that we had to leave when we did as they have a home game planned for the Saturday. When we arrived there two days earlier we were unsure where to go to book in but there was a light on in the room at the end of the clubhouse which is the building behind the van in the photo. It took a while but eventually ...
... as she was ready for a change and this has lots of potential. Skipton is a bustling market town with lots of character and really quite noice...... Thinking of going to Ripley Castle tomorrow as it seems there is a classic car rally on there and we have been seeing some absolute beauties tootling around....complete with drivers in those leather helmets and driving gloves and ladies with headscarves streaming out behind - great stuff! ...