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We woke to a cloudy day today. The main place we wanted to visit was Hill Top, which was Beatrix Potter's home when she first moved from London. She used the earnings from her first couple of books to buy the property. When she died she requested that no one live in the property and that everything be left as it was. She also wrote a list of things she wanted left on display in ...
We left the Cotswolds this morning for our five hour drive north. We decided to break up our trip by going to Chatsworth House. Chatsworth is a very large estate in the Peak District owned by the Duke of Devonshire. Compared to Blenheim Palace this place was huge! It has one of the largest private art collections, and the gardens are amazing. ...
... They say Blackpool is changing and there are signs that investment is being made both along the seafront and in the shopping streets one or two streets further back. It will take time and hopefully over the coming years will pay dividends.
So we now have just a few days at home before we head to the Far East starting with a flight from Birmingham via Dubai to Bangkok. It is going to be a busy few days before the next part of our adventure continues . . . . . . .
“But the big hills up at the lake helped to make him feel that the houseboat man did not matter. The hills had been there before Captain Flint. They would be there for ever. That, somehow was comforting.”
... the free days, when the weather was nice, I again slogged down the lane to the main road and there caught a bus into Windermere village, from there I walked down to Bowness on the lake side. It is very touristy but the lake is wonderful. Then I picked up the start of the Dales Way long distance footpath and followed it back to the caravan site. With hindsight I should have walked the path in the opposite direction because our site was more than ...
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