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Cleveland Way Day 2 - Kilburn to Osmotherley

Thankfully the wet weather had moved on when we awoke to our second day on the Cleveland Way.  The same could not be said for the unpleasant smell in our room however, which seemed to have lingered and intensified overnight, even though all of the windows had been left open wide.  I considered mentioning this to the staff at breakfast, but decided against it.  The room was visibly clean and so more than likely the stubborn pong was something of which they were all too aware.   And, in any case, we were happily about to move on.  All the same, I certainly wouldn’t have relished the prospect of a second night in the same room. I leaned out of the window and took in a deep, grateful breath of fresh morning air.  Across the road the York stone of Mousey Thompson’s workshop was glowing warmly in the morning sunshine and, with 14 miles to walk to Osmotherley, I was keen to get going. Mouseman’s workshop, Kilburn The day began with a gentle ramble along the lane out of Kilburn, relishing the