Sometimes one ends up taking a break somewhere almost at random, or at least because it’s somewhere the trains seem to be running to across Easter weekend. Hence Heather and I found ourselves heading to Nottingham on what turned out to be a gloriously sunny long weekend. Continue reading
Only a couple of weeks or so after our Heather and I found ourselves heading that direction again. This time, however, we went further, to a different country even. For we returned to where we began—the Scottish capital of Edinburgh.
Having we headed further into the north-west, to the seaside resort of Blackpool. It’s a simple train journey from one to the other (though not in the greatest of trains) and saved dealing with the increased prices of Manchester accommodation. Of course, having had sun for most of the time Continue reading …
A trip to Newcastle which took in Beamish (again), the coast, some history, a fun fair and Hadrian’s Wall Continue reading
A mid-week trip to the shops to get the Christmas sprouts. Or alternatively a little visit to Brussels with Heather, to take in the sights. Continue reading
The final part of the northern England holiday, covering Scarborough Continue reading
The second part of a northern England holiday, covering Newcastle/Gateshead and York Continue reading