Travel Blogs from Marlborough
... was a beautiful day, the sun was shining and there wasn't much wind. So I walked around for about an hour before I found the mall in Basingstoke (surprise! Ashley shopping? Neverrrrrr... haha). It was quite big and was packed full of people trying to do their Christmas shopping. The only store worth mentioning is Primark, the store with the onesies. I bought a fleece reindeer onesie that has feet, a tail and a hood with reindeer horns on it! I went back to the flat happy to ...
... the support of so many people for whom the first question this Christmas is not "what do I want?" but "what can I give?".
From the 10th Dec we'll be posting regularly on here with pics and video and blogs to keep you updated on where we are giving out the shoeboxes and bringing you some of the stories of the individuals who will receive them. We hope you'll join us; you never know, you might even spot your shoebox!
... next stop were the reservoirs along the A470 towards Brecon. Got some photos then took some more once we stopped opposite the Stockley Arms, situated at a pass in the Beacons. Arrived at Brecons and had a quick look around town whilst having lunch. We turned south east soon after, driving once more through another part of the Brecons Beacons National Park. Made a quick stop at a narrow road bridge for some photos. After Monmouth, we wound our way through ...
The second set of directions took us further into the country to a 'private property' signed gate. We abandoned the car and after climbing over the gate we finished the final 1.3miles on foot. The driveway was sided by wild hedge growth and was shaded and framed by great, dark green trees. We had to sneak past and through the barn which was thankfully deserted, but after the great thrill of ...
... Christ Church College, where many scenes from Harry Potter were actually filmed. The Great Hall is at Christ Church and we got to walk through and take pictures. Unfortunately, the cathedral at the college was closed, quite possibly for the summer, so we weren't able to experience it's beauty as the classes before us have.
At the conclusion of the evening, the girls and I started our pub crawling adventures ...
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