The White Lion Hotel
Travel Blogs from Hebden Bridge
... reaching the entrance.
We found a great collection of bars, restaurants, and entertainment venues which resembled Orlando City Walk or Main Street, Huntington Beach (a bit more elegant though). We found the most happening pub and grabbed a drink and some “so called” nachos to tide us over until later that evening. It was a really interesting town to check out and we have only skimmed the iceberg.
We arrived a bit early to the pub hotel that ...
... my way around the place with all the familiar items, pictures and smells I finally broke down as I walked into the third bedroom with the old bunk beds we used when we were little. I have been avoiding thinking about my Grandpas passing but there was no avoiding here. I miss him terribly. But his home will hopefully help me get past this odd sleep cycle I have. (As I write this at 2:45am!!!!!!) I am going to show Dan ...
... Lane Farm the following day. I rode up just to look around and then ride back to town. Barriers we going up all along the route. There was bunting and yellow bicycles galore and every pub seemed to have a "jovial" crowd getting ready for the next day. Although there were people along the route it took quite a bit of imagination to visulaize the projected huge crowds for the following ...
... GPS and farm tractors slowed us down a bit, but we did see some of the more well-known villages that Rick Steves raves about. There wasn't too much parking available, because in June, most everyone apparently goes to the Cotswolds. After a few photos taken out the window, I conceded it was better to get back on the M-something or other and get going to Manchester.
We hit some rain and delays with construction and accidents, and descended with ...
... 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.