The Golden Lion Hotel
Travel Blogs from Leyburn
Saturday, the morning of the wedding was lovely -sunny and
warm and then as we headed off into the town to find a place to park close to
the venue it clouded over and started to rain.
We had time to spare so equipped with an umbrella we wandered around
Ilkley which is a beautiful town.
The rain eased for the guests and the bride to arrive but
came down in bucket loads during the ceremony and reception which meant that
... in this part of the country the lovely romantic country lanes are very narrow and have lovely dry-stone walls both sides which you would not like to hit or scrape - so when a car approaches it is only by some miracle that a successful passing is accomplished.
Our first night here was so peaceful and quiet - the only sound to be heard was the sighing of the buttercups in the fields outside. It gets semi-dark by about 10.00pm and the daylight appears about ...
... best ability and our partners and friends said it was fantastic so we were all very happy to have taken part in this very exciting event.
After the concert we boarded buses to take us to the Chelsea Pier to board the Spirit of New York cruise ship for the buffet supper. There was a DJ on board and so there was singing and dancing (especially among those younger people). Most of us went outside on deck to take in the ...
So I am sticking around Kirkby Stephens until Monday morning where I met a friend (Duane) who is going to drop me off in Penrith on Monday on the way to his Dentist appointment. That worked out phenomenal. I can’t finish the walk right now, because the world’s largest horse trade show is going on in the next city and there is no accommodations. Duane bought me most of my rounds at the bar yesterday and I met a great crowd. ...
... lovely and accommodating. We are both looking forward to meeting each other and she has informed me there are several others like myself working with them at the moment. She is giving me their caravan to stay in outside which is equipped with electricity, a wood burning stove, a fridge, and of course a bed. This will be an interesting learning experience and I look forward to it.
Until next time, this concludes our adventure for the day. -Dan out.