"A week-end in Stockport" Top 5 Page for this destination Stockport by Ines28

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My working colleague Sonja and I went to Stockport only to visit Lyme Hall in Disley because it was the home of Mr. Darcy in Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice. Of course it was a quite exhausting trip, but it was definitely worth it, as we did not only see "Pemberley" but also got to know a few wonderful people. Dianne (bugalugs) and her husband Wayne were so kind to drive us to the park and also pick us up afterwards, but that wasn't all. They also invited us to their home, provided us with food and drinks and made our short week-end trip an unforgettable experience.

This is the rear view of Lyme Hall, the reason for our visit to Stockport.

That's Bob, Dianne's rabbit. Isn't he cute?!

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  • Pros:Good location for daytrips in the immediate environs
  • Last visit to Stockport: Sep 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • birchy99's Profile Photo
    Apr 7, 2007 at 3:23 PM

    What a small VT world!!! Was looking at your Dali page, clicked on your Stockport page and there you are with Di. We also enjoyed Di's hospitality. What a great gal. Mart

  • vichatherly's Profile Photo
    Mar 28, 2006 at 2:44 PM

    Interesting Stockport pages. Great photos

  • Tourtech's Profile Photo
    Apr 18, 2005 at 5:15 PM

    Cool pages on Stockport... Safe travels from Canada

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Dec 31, 2004 at 9:14 PM

    A beautiful old estate!! Thanks for the great pics and tips, I love exploring these marvelous buildings and grounds! Also, your B&B tip brought back great memories of our last to England!

  • onecut's Profile Photo
    Dec 22, 2004 at 1:02 AM

    Glad you had a good day out in Stockport nic pics too

  • pedersdottir's Profile Photo
    Dec 14, 2004 at 2:31 AM

    JA fans in general will appreciate these tips. DId you also see the famous (notorious??) swimming hole?

  • londonlover's Profile Photo
    Nov 21, 2004 at 11:38 AM

    I keep expecting Mr. Darcy to pose in one of your pictures! Great job, from one Austen fan to another. :)

  • bugalugs's Profile Photo
    Oct 19, 2004 at 1:06 AM

    You have been busy Ines, such lovely pics you took, and so glad we met up. I see you have added some more really good tips :-) Isnt the victorian market hall a nice building :-)

  • doreenellen's Profile Photo
    Sep 27, 2004 at 1:21 AM

    Good pages, Glad you had wonderful weekend seeing the sights and being looked after by Diane - my friend

  • egonwegh's Profile Photo
    Sep 25, 2004 at 10:25 AM

    Excellent travelogues!


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