Back On The Road Again
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It’s on, retirement beckons. The last twelve or so months has brought a different perspective on life for many of us I am sure. So, after careful analysis of finances, as vaccinations were had and restrictions eased, me and my good lady decided the time was right to retire. Neither of us have ruled out ever working again. If we do, it’s likely to be rather different ‘work,’ and significantly different hours. For now, a well-earned break.
As the ‘Roadmap out of lockdown’ was confirmed, Arthur, our trusty motorhome was once again back on the road. First off in mid-April, was our postponed trip to Howgill Lodge one of the first sites we visited last year as motorhome newbies. As I have previously mentioned, this is a beautifully located site. Set-up on a tiered basis providing all pitches with stunning views across Wharfedale. The staff are friendly and helpful, and it is already one of our favourite sites. From here we made our first trip for many months to a pub. What better place we thought, than the Red Lion at Burnsall. A firm favourite of ours and the venue we chose for our wedding four years ago. With only outdoor dinning available, we packed several lairs of clothing and had fingers firmly crossed. On the day we were blessed with wonderful weather and enjoyed a glorious few hours. A pint of Timothy Taylor Boltmaker, sat in the sunshine, with a beautiful view of the river Wharfe and the fells of the Yorkshire Dales, is a pretty good Saturday afternoon in my book.

Next day we enjoyed a short but stunning stroll along the riverside to picturesque Appletreewick where were we wined (OK, beered) and dinned at another favourite pub of ours The New Inn. Joined by a couple of old friends and again enjoying some lovely weather for April, this proved another excellent day.

New Destination and New Working

Continued….
A week later we crossed over the border into the red rose county to visit a new destination to us, Bridge Holme Caravan Site in Barnoldswick, or Barlick a the locals call it. Bridge Holme is a small and inexpensive site in a lovely location. Even better, it is ideal for walks or cycle rides along the Leeds Liverpool canal. We chose the latter and enjoyed the incredibly scenic eight mile ride to Gargrave. As well as beautiful tree-lined canal paths, barges and locks, there was a superb section of wildlife to see. Once in Gargrave we enjoyed the cycling compulsory coffee and cake, compliments of a barge-cafe.

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