This would include a drive down an idyllic country lane to stay in a well kept 17th-century stone house, surrounded by a piece of England's most beautiful countryside. To wander down typical Yorkshire hill villages with its narrow cobblestone streets, old thatched roof houses and tea shops that will make you think you have stepped into a… Continue reading A Stay in THE LAKES DISTRICT anyone?
After our second night staying at the Tankersley Manor, which by the way is a very convenient place to explore The Peak District, without the high price of staying inside that area. It was time to leave South Yorkshire and head further North. From south to north, has been a regular trip over the years… Continue reading Roadtrip – Surrey to Nth Yorkshire Pt 2
Another sunny day in Surrey. It was also the day we had finished another housesit our 31st through Trusted Housesitters. Best of all we had a few days free. To roam as we please. It was time to hit the road, to our first destination: Dorchester-On-Thames Heading out the gate we turned right in the direction… Continue reading Roadtrip – Surrey to Nth Yorkshire Pt 1
After a quick farewell to Sarah and family, not, of course, forgetting the loveable Fudge. Which is always hard to do. As he gives us that hangdog look, that says to us, "What's happening, why are you leaving?", Though of course once the changing of the guard is executed, he will be back into his… Continue reading Roadtrip – Marbella to Madrid
The end of January saw us off again, on a roadtrip. This time in reverse. With a few slight alterations, a quick glance at the map, it looks more of a straight line heading down rather than the previous journey which included more curves. Day One - Espalais to San Sebastion A cheerful "au revoir",… Continue reading Roadtrip: France to Spain
The cold wind had made its way back to the coast, a sweet reminder for us that we were heading for less temperate days and colder nights, as we headed up north towards our first pitstop. Even in winter mode, nothing says "holiday" more than a car, a suitcase, sunglasses, or perhaps in our… Continue reading Roadtrip – Spain to France
Spain usually equates to sun, warmth and olive trees? Not particularly covered in snow?