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TravelPod Member ReviewsTravelodge Skipton
Found some very good eating establishments at very competitive prices. Two main courses for £10.00 was quite common.
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... The quay at Skinningrove is being renovated so the access to the beach is restricted and at one point we had this long sandy beach all to ourselves. We had set a marker on the sand and when the incoming tide passed the marker we set off again on the journey home. The first task was to climb the sandy base of the cliffs, a case of once we had started we could not stop as we would slide down again. Soon we were back on firmer paths and heading north.
... looking for a place for lunch.
We fond the Cobblestone Cafe in the centre of Grassington and we enjoyed the paninis with tea. As we were looking for a table another couple offered to let us share their table in the courtyard outside so we passed the time waiting for lunch chatting to a couple from Chesterfield who were staying nearby for a few days walking.
The leisurely lunch ...
... for air crew from the nearby air base. The National Trust have developed the Hall as a location for themed exhibitions of portraits from the collection of the National Portrait Gallery and currently it is hosting a number of pictures of the Royal Family.
After a break in the cafe we headed south to York. To make the most of our time in York we caught the 'Park and Ride' bus into the city and had a walk ...
... full of hissing water and immensely powerful undercurrents. The danger may not be too obvious on a summer's day, but lives have been lost in the narrow passage. The rocks here are Millstone Grit, a coarse sandstone 325 million years old. In the river by Lud Stream Islands you can see where the layers of hard rock have been folded by earth movements."
Some notable strid deaths:
... wine! I'll miss those two!
We might have continued our trip the next day but for news of a stoppage - bridge 196 has a broken pintle (mmm . . I've no idea either). Apparently it's a serious breakdown so we're stuck. There's nothing else for it but to don the sunscreen and sun hat and sit it out in Skipton. We expect a wait of several sweltering hot days and my bum is already getting ...