The White Rose Hotel
Travel Blogs from Leeming Bar
... men fly fishing in the river
and there were children playing all over the place.
The lanes around the village close by are very narrow as
they are in every village. One issue we
have had is the lack of anywhere to park the motorhome so that we can get out
and have a look at what they have to offer.
All the drivers we have encountered though have been so friendly and
courteous, waving us through in tight spots.
As we came around ...
... dungeons, kitchens, slits in the walls for shooting arrows. This castle was held under siege for various times over 3 years. The mind cannot deal with such a concept.
Then in the evening we went to Bolton Abbey to see the ruins of the original Abbey which was built from 1155 over time by travelling masons for the Augustinian canons. Most of this was badly damaged during Henry VIII's dissolution of the abbeys but the nave was rebuilt and today serves as ...
From the minute we arrived onstage at Carnegie Hall for the dress rehearsal we knew it was going to be fantastic. Adelaide HarmonyChoir was joined by 4 choirs from the USA - one was a high school in New York.
The New World Symphony orchestra was brilliant as were the soloists for the Mozart piece. An hour later and we were free to find a meal before returning to the dressing room by 7.30. Gillies and I had arranged to meet with ...
... excited about the Tour coming there and so yellow bikes are everywhere, including the centre of York where we were today. We took the train today from Bradford to York getting there at lunchtime. What a magnificent city! York is a walled city dating back to Roman times. We walked along the city walls on our way to the Shambles which is a really quaint area where the streets are cobbled and extremely narrow. We could have wandered around there ...
... had their once a week street fair going on! Perfect timing! I got a huge bag of fresh veggies for 3 pounds and went to the market and got some meat. The hostel group I have been staying with throughout the countryside is amazing! Youth Hostel Association (YHA) always have clean (large) showers, bathrooms, and a huge clean kitchen with plenty of utensils, fridges, and ovens! I cooked up a feast tonight after splurging the past four days. I ...