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... br> Another small site that only takes 5 vans at a time, there are hundreds of them to choose from but some have no power and some have no toilets. Add to that that some do not open over winter we are a bit restricted but there re still plenty. The facilities are not 5 star, but they are usually clean and well cared for. The big advantage is that they are quiet and secluded so large families rarely use them.
... It has a beach on side of the rod and amusement arcades on the other side, plus fish and chip shops, rock shops, souvenir shops and cafes. From there we had a trip home through very misty moors to a cold van and a very rainy and windy night.
Lots of the UK is currently getting heavy rain with flood warnings. We have missed all that but it is a bit miserable at the moment.
... a market has been held every Wednesday for the last 600 years. As it was cold and wet there were very few stall there so we drove through and out again.
Went up a series of small roads through the centre of the Moors and ended up at Goathland where we had been in 2009. This time we went to the pub, The Goathland Inn AKA the Aidensfield Arms, and had a beer and a meal. It ...
Today, Sa***************ed off to Hawes. As usual the day started with a wrong turn and we went clockwise instead of CCW on the round trip.
First stop was Bolton Castle. It was closed, but we knew that so just looked at it from the car park. Mary Queen of Scots "stayed" there when Elizabeth the First took the throne.
From there we went to a small village called Caperby. It's claim to fame is that James ...
... around the Dales to a few villages we have picked out on the map. For those who remember it, this is All Creatures Great and Small country that we are visiting today.
Everything is still going well. Car is behaving itself, the van is a bit cramped buy we get by. We don't rush anywhere and don't leap out of bed. After all, we are here for a few months so we can take our time.