The White Swan Inn

Market Place, Pickering, North Yorkshire, England, YO18 7AA, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $168.00

Travel Blogs from Pickering

Off to the Abbey

A travel blog entry by cummins1


After a leisurely morning with coffee and scones, we decided to follow another recommendation from nephew Jay and visit the Abbey at Whitby, on the coast of the North Yorkshire Moors. This abbey was built in the 11th century and destroyed mid-way through the 16th century when King Henry VIII decided he wanted a divorce. Evidently the Pope did not …

Finally Leaving London

A travel blog entry by cummins1


After a leisurely morning we hopped on a train to York, which is about 2 hours northeast of London, where we rented an auto. Before leaving York we thought we might look around a bit. My nephew Jay had advised us that there was much to see and do so we headed out on a nice stroll. There are two great museums and a "don't miss" Gothic cathedral. …

Yorkshire Terriers & Yorkshire Puddings

A travel blog entry by johnjeed


... of which the large Cathedral York Minster is the most prominent. The "Shambles" is also very popular, having provided inspiration to "Diagon Alley" in Harry Potter. It features a number of shops in a narrow cobbled stoned alley way.

The kids were quite fascinated by the cat trail of York. There are many cat figurines and statues decorating the buildings. The cats were put on the buildings to scare away the rats which brought plague and other ...

Things can only get better!

A travel blog entry by craigandrea


... wasted (though it later appeared to only be flat at the bottom)! The alloy wheel also looked cracked, so we tried phoning Avis from our kiwi phones, which didn't work. Andrea accosted a passing woman who offered to take her back to her house to use her phone. An hour later (and after I thought I would have to make like Liam Neeson in Taken) she came back. We had to wait another hour until the AA man came and sorted us ...

Goodbye Scotland... Hello England!

A travel blog entry by jsafnuk


Today we successfully caught the 810 train to York. The train was a pretty neat experience, they waste no time! The tracks went along the coast and it was a beautiful ride, if you could stay awake! Reaching York we walked to our hostel, dropped off our bags and started exploring. We went to the Golden Fleece for lunch (apparently the most haunted place in York) and learnt all about their ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Market Place, Pickering, is near Flamingo Land, North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Dalby Forest, and Pickering Castle.
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