On Sunday we went home via Saltburn on the East Coast– it is one of my favourite places even on a dull November day and even though it was bitterly cold there were plenty of people enjoying the day. My pictures are not wonderful but I hope it gives you an idea of the place – it has that great down to earth Northern feel.
It has everything a good old-fashioned English seaside town should have; a Promenade with Beach Huts, a Pier with Amusement Arcade, a Cliff Lift to get you up and down the steep slope, a Fish and Chip shop and Beach Café.
We took the lift to the top of the Cliff where we discovered the delightful Yarn Bombing as I think it is called – a knitted Jubilee scene draped along the handrails. The one in the nude is supposed to be Prince Harry I am informed.
The town centre which is rather shabby chic in character was fairly quiet with few shops open but there are one or two interesting little corners.
All too soon it was time to head off back home and after warming ourselves with a mug of hot chocolate in the Beach Café we were on the road again.