Stretton Guest House
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... back to their house and pinned the ears back. It was great catching up, John and Sandra are very gracious hosts.
Far too many bottles of wine later it was 1.00am and with no more world issues that needed solving we hit the sack, knowing there was probably going to be a sore head or two the next day.
... to the door of the Holiday Inn turned out to be a quite different experience! Recent road closures meant that Bella's directions were somewhat out of date and, whilst we could sometimes even see our hotel, we could not find our way to it!
I guess the positive of all of this is that we did manage to see quite a bit of the city as we travelled around and around it! (although I would have much preferred ...
... potholed and not what you could consider to be a main highway) and never, ever find a loo!
What really annoyed us is the 'picnic areas' marked on maps. Eventually we realised that most of them have height barriers restricting entry, and they never have any facilities. We had optimistically decided to pull into one for lunch. We drove along until we reached the sign, signalled and turned off the busy road into the slip road. It was only at that point that ...
... many original features that development could have stripped in a lot of other places.
The rose gardens in the backyard are relaxing and peaceful, and so we had to just sit for a while and listen to the players in period garb, performing for the crowds.
We had some Shakespeare by the performers in the garden, including sonnet 116 and an excerpt from Richard II played to us.
In the evening we went & saw Sense ...
... itself. There were some great guided that filled us in on lots of details. Outside the house in the back garden there were two actors performing Shakespeare acts and sonnets on request so out group spent some time in the sun watching them perform. They even included chad in one if their acts. We didn't have much time before we had to move on but a group of us motored by foot over to the church Which houses the grave of ...