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Travel Blogs from Hebden Bridge
Remember, we didn't come to Yorkshire for the weather! We were able to sleep in today. Janet & David came by for a quick visit in the morning and the kids were able to stomp in puddles all day long. The only thing on the agenda was traditional Yorkshire lunch / dinner @ Devonshire Arms in Cracoe. A word about the roads: there are motorways in England, but to get to many of the small towns and hamlets, you need to drive down narrow roads, as in wide enough for a ...
We made our way to the Town End Farm Cottages in Malhamdale. Set on a working farm, with a divine view of Malhamdale Cove, we have 3 cottages that was once a converted barn. Cows & sheep are sprinkled in our view. On our way, we went through Skipton (Saturday market day) & Thorlby. We saw John & Jill Spensley. David & Janet Lee we're visiting Jill, on their way to London. John now farms the land & kids got to walk don to the farm to see the ...
... weekend so not to expect a reply until mid week.
For those of you who followed Roger and me on our aborted cycle-camping trip in France this summer - you'll be really glad to know that Roger is doing as well as can be expected, but the doctor has told him that it will be 4-6 weeks re-cooperation time.
My bike is not too well at the moment - just as Roger became ill in France the cable to my ...
We are on the way again after a week at home. John and Vanessa join us at Lemonroyd Lock by the Marina and we head off on the second stage of our summer trip. First stop is Castleford to fill up with diesel, a simple process you might think, just like filling the car!!
Not quite so easy on the boat.
Two hours later after the chap at the Marina who was ...
... but we did see some spectacular scenery particularly in northern Wales with
rhododendrons growing wild on the hillsides.
We are thrilled with our choice of motorhome (thank you John
and Shirley). It drives extremely well
and is great to live in. Tonight we are camped at Hebden Bridge not too far
from Bradford. We will be pretty much
based in and around this area for the next week as we spend time with Becky and
Dom, Mary and other family members.