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Festival going in style with Champagne and Orange Juice Breakfast

Underneath the Stars

Date of Stay: July 25th to 27th: Not often do we get to go to a music festival simply to enjoy the event as opposed to finding myself helping Annie lug boxes about for Butterfingers. So, what a pleasure this weekend was! If I said it was near Barnsley you would have completely the wrong […]

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British Juggling Convention

 Date of stay: 8th April to 14th April: The British Juggling Convention moves around the UK from year to year.  This year it was at Ryedale Exhibition Village near Pickering in North Yorkshire. This is a recently completed new building with the surrounding car parks not quite complete. Around 1000 jugglers came and we stayed […]

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Crosby Inn Thornton Le Beans

Date of stay: 10th January – it has all been said before here and here. Great meal in a great setting as always. [google-map-v3 width=”350″ height=”350″ zoom=”12″ maptype=”roadmap” mapalign=”center” directionhint=”false” language=”default” poweredby=”false” maptypecontrol=”true” pancontrol=”true” zoomcontrol=”true” scalecontrol=”true” streetviewcontrol=”true” scrollwheelcontrol=”false” draggable=”true” tiltfourtyfive=”false” addmarkermashupbubble=”false” addmarkermashupbubble=”false” addmarkerlist=”Thornton le Beans{}1-default.png” bubbleautopan=”true” showbike=”false” showtraffic=”false” showpanoramio=”false”]

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Britstops 715 Ice Cream with a view

December 15th 2012: Britstops – you gotta love ’em!  Day out at Xscape Castleford in the motorhome with just me and two of the boisterous grandchildren.  Having melted the credit card, where better to go to stay overnight than an ice cream shop at a farm on a freebie?  Big open car park, we arrived around […]

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Xscape Castleford

Xscape Castleford

December 15th 2012: No need to worry about parking at Xscape in Castleford.  1400 free spaces and even with our 30 foot vehicle we had no problem finding two spaces on an end with an easy exit when we needed it at the end of the day.  The biggest problem generally is getting blocked in […]

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