The Chequers Inn
Travel Blogs from Hope Valley
Arranged to have a cup of tea with my Aunty Dorothy who is an octogenarian and her partner Eric who is a nonagenarian. Now before thinking I have the longevity genes, Dorothy is not a blood relative. My Aunty Marion who is my mothers sister reached her early 80s so I live in hope that I will still be able to annoy my darling wife for another 30 years. Derby ...
After Matlock we thought we would go to Bakewell then off to Chatsworth House if time permitted. The rain started to ease so as we approached Bakewell we asked the satnav to find parking, the first 3 parking areas were full, we saw a few spaces on the side of the road but they were either for disabled or local residents. Eventually we ...
- Drove from Wetherby to Edwinstowe via Doncaster
- Did 5 walks, mainly in the woods
- Visited Sherwood Forest
By the campfire at night where the wild dingoes call
But there's nothing more lonesome, morbid or drear
Than to walk down the path of the woods with no ...
... Robbie. He came out and warmed up a little bit. It was a bit of a
shame!!! But otherwise it was a great night!
The next day we didn’t have
too long until our train so we wandered around town again, enjoyed the sights
once more, walked through a nice little market area, and bought some more
falafel for our train trip. We also went to another nearby vegan café – Earth Café.
It is down a little staircase into a basement under ...
... around this worked just fine. On the opposite bank was an intriguing tree nursery. All manner of young attractive trees planted close together in strict lines, being tended to until dusk fell and again early in the morning.
Wednesday 28th May: Close to Osberton Hall
(4 miles, 1 lock)
Heavy rain all day.
Thursday 29th May: Shireoaks Marina
(5 miles, 11 locks)