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Jul 29, 2017 - Yorkshire

Today we explored the countryside of Yorkshire beginning with a visit to Castle Howard in North Yorkshire. It is not a true castle but is an English country hose built by the Howard family in 1699 on the site of a former military castle. The house took 100 years to construct , has 145 rooms and served as the location for the filming of Brideshead in the film Brideshead Revisited. In addition to the home there are 127 acres of beautiful gardens on the property. One of the most notable exhibits in the home is a room telling the stories of...

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Jul 28, 2017 - Travel Day - Bronte Museum

En route to Harrogate we visited the village of Haworth, the lifelong home of the Bronte sisters. We walked through the village visiting many of the small shops before a lunch of Shepherd's Pie at the Old White Lion Inn, a 300 year old coaching inn. Next was a visit to the Bronte Museum located in the parsonage where they lived. Finally it was on to Harrogate where we will spend the next several days.

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May 27, 2015 - Harrogate

Monday: Over the border again ……… Slipping out of Edinburgh seemed much easier than arriving. It was a holiday and we made an early start so we drove up the Royal Mile before turning off towards Rosslyn Chapel, 10 kilometers south. Most of this incredible chapel dates from the late 15th century and inside and out it is covered with the most intricate carved stonework. This includes the extraordinary Apprentice Pillar. Among the carvings are representations of cacti and Indian corn. This lends weight to the legend that the founder’s...

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Jul 15, 2014 - Le Tour de France

Hi Everyone We have been on a giant pub crawl as we’ve driven north through the English countryside. Our first night parked in a pub car park was at ‘The Rose Revived’ right next to the fast flowing River Windrush, just south of Witney, next was the ‘Stratton Arms’ in the heart of the Cotswolds where we found the smallest pub we have ever seen (no bigger than your lounge) packed with locals enjoying live music. The ‘Barley Mow’ along the Oxford Canal was another stop where we watched the colourful canal barges putter at a leisurely pace...

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Mar 31, 2012 - Life In Harrogate

Now that we have become settled in, the house looks to be mostly put together (not sure it will ever be 100%) and the dogs have accepted England as the new home we have begun to explore our local surroundings more. I have to say that Harrogate is easily one of the more picturesque towns we've seen in all our travels and it’s amazing that this is our home town. We've seen many of the parks, gardens, and all the rain one winter could throw at us. With spring upon us we've gotten out more and have been doing lots of hikes and walks through the...

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Away We Go

Mar 18, 2012 - Harrogate

Four days to write up! Thursday we went back into York to see the rest of the York Castle Museum – this part was mainly about the wars and military history but there was also a very interesting sixties exhibition. Below was the Castle Prison, also very interesting. On Friday after a leisurely morning we set off to swap the empty gas cylinder and fill up with diesel. We drove to Harrogate and met up with Janelle (ex-pupil of David’s), Adrienne (her mum) and Oliver (her son) for a late lunch (by the time we had found somewhere suitable to...

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Aug 19, 2011 - Life In Harrogate

We've moved to Harrogate, England as of August 19th! So far we love the town and the surrounding areas. Harrogate with its population of about 100,000 is known as a "posh" area where many Londoners and Footballers have vacation homes, and seeing Ferarri's, Bently's and other fancy things are a daily occurance. We moved into a 4 bedroom house about a mile from towne center so we can take a stroll in whenever we please. We are located about a half mile from the famous stray, which is a gigantic park just south of downtown Harrogate and is the...

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Away We Go

Jun 30, 2011 - Jolly Good

We are in England. It is best to gloss over the part about how we got here - suffice to say, when I think about the return trip, relocating begins to seem like a good idea. Today was mostly spent just getting to our hotel - I didn't plan any other activities because I thought we'd have jetlag, and it's as well that I didn't, because between the border strike and the bizarre way the gps wanted us to go, it took us all day to get where we needed to be - over 24 hours real time from when we left the house. Exhaustion ( and the terror of left...

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Domedreamer Wanders

Apr 24, 2008 - Harrogate Flower Show and on to Oswestry

We spent most of the day at the Harrogate Spring Flower Show. The weather was mixed, sunny one minute and downpour the next. Luckily, we had just sitting down to a cup of coffee in a large refreshment tent when a deluge of rain came down. The flowers and shrubs were wonderful and there was a variety of things to see and do – all concerning gardening. If we lived in the UK, we surely would have bought many plants and garden accessories. By mid afternoon we were on our way across the Pennine mountains to the small village of Selattyn near...

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Wales - Spring 2008



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