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After breakfast we checked out of the Vermont and, in a last minute change of plan, visited Hexham on the way to our new destination, Durham. First port of call was Hexham Gaol which is built with stone from the nearby Roman Corbridge site and bills itself as the earliest purpose-built prison in England.

Afterwards we [...]

No Comments CherryPie on Sep 27th 2021

For breakfast I chose the continental option which was delicious. Afterwards, we returned to the Cathedral to appreciate some of the things that I had learned about in the guidebook I purchased the previous day. Some of the Cathedral’s features were now temporarily covered over for a student graduation event. It was lucky that we [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Sep 26th 2021

The Vermont breakfast was up to its usual standard.  We had become accustomed during our recent hotel stays to table service being the only option due to Covid safety issues but unexpectedly the usual buffet service was on offer.   However, a time slot needed to be booked in advance to restrict the flow of people in [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 23rd 2021

Two great holiday locations to go exploring from. I need to organise my photos so that I can share my adventures.

4 Comments CherryPie on Sep 18th 2021

We travelled to Nottingham to meet my nephew and his lady for lunch. I clocked up quite a few steps walking between the car park and restaurant. When I got home I topped them up with a quick local walk in the afternoon sunshine.

8 Comments CherryPie on Sep 5th 2021

I parked next to the pool that I visited on day one of my challenge and walked to (and around) another nearby pool. As I explored that pool area I found the pathway that links to a walk that leads back to my house. A walk I discovered during my local walks from home earlier [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Sep 4th 2021

I had to fit todays walk around other plans. I stuck to one of my local familiar routes so that I could easily reach my target. It also gave me the chance to take a photo for my Bridleway 2021 project (last photo in the sequence).

8 Comments CherryPie on Sep 2nd 2021

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