The Belmont Hotel - Thorne
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Driving to York today with Ruth and Charlie we stopped to view Hadrian's Wall at two locations. Maps 1-2. An 83 year old woman riding nearby said that on a clear day you can see it to the horizon. Running virtually from coast to coast we realise the Romans were making a serious effort to keep the Scots out of their domain. Not a lot has changed in 2000 years has it. We are still building walls either virtually or in other ways to keep others out. Thanks to Charlie for the long ...
... I'd go back to the hostel, check in, and change into dry clothes. As I was heading back I bumped into the York Minster. - The York Minster is very similar to places like Westminster. I know I may have sounded flippant yesterday about St Giles' Cathedral, but the same kind of rings true here too. It was stunning in every sense of the word. Apparently Northern Europe's largest medieval cathedral. The big plus this place has is the Undercroft - a labyrinth ...
We woke this morning to a sunny, cold (5 degrees) day. After dropping off our parcels at the post office (we both packed more than 2 kg so that was an expensive visit!), we walked into York We first visited York Minster, consider on of the largest medieval church's in Europe and is the second highest office in the Church of England second only to Canterbury. Work began on the church as it is now ...
Today we had a long drive south to our last stop, York. We didn't have much time to stop along the way to see anything very exciting. The journey was made even longer by roadworks going on along the motor way. We had a quick stop for lunch before getting to York. Our main job for the day was finding a post office to send a box back to Australia with our shopping. We've been told that unless we ...
Wednesday 11 June: West Stockwith Basin, Chesterfield Canal to Thorne, Stainforth & Keadby Canal, nr Scunthorpe
(22 miles, 2 locks, 6 moveable bridges)
After filling up with diesel at the lock entrance, the lock-keeper let us down onto the wide River Trent. All calm and in great weather. Our 2-hour trip to Keadby was the best yet on ...