The Sandcastle

Address: 35 Marine Parade, Lowestoft, Suffolk, East Anglia, England, NR33 0QN, United Kingdom | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on 35 Marine Parade, Lowestoft, is near Africa Alive!, Bluewater Shopping Mall, East Anglia Transport Museum, and Somerleyton Hall and Gardens.
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      Travel Blogs from Lowestoft

      Our pilgrimage end - England's most easterly point

      A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Oct 17, 2014

      5 comments, 18 photos

      ... of Lowestoft are breached and we descend down to walk the beach for the final kilometre. The experience is marred by the mangled concrete and ironwork of seawalls which had been mauled like Lego pieces by the intemperate destructive power of last year's storm.

      Then it was over............. We stood sheepishly on the floor insignia recognising the most easterly point as the obligatory photos were taken. We hugged and kissed and then simply walked away to re-join ...

      Concluding our Mary Michael Pilgrims Way

      A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Oct 16, 2014

      2 comments, 25 photos

      ... the time to see more clearly and appreciate where we are and the life around us.

      The path proves an easy one to follow, for which we are thankful, and by noon we reach St. Mary's Ashby, yet another isolated small church. Although its closed, it does leave an impact in my mind because of its pretty thatch and suave sleek tower. I am reminded of Hamish Miller's description in the Sun and the Serpent of the extensive presence of small churches in ...

      A sense of sadness looms out of the mist

      A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Oct 15, 2014

      4 comments, 28 photos

      ... a spirituality. We share thoughts of how the church has tracked off from the times when it was the centre of its community and a place of festivities and revelry. As we talk I tell him it reminds me of the story told by Andre Comte-Sponville, the French philosopher, in his book The book of Athiest Spirituality:




      "I had given a lecture, somewhere in the provinces, on the idea of a godless spirituality. Among the people who had come up to chat with me after the ...

      Our last rest day before the last three days walk

      A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Oct 14, 2014

      1 comment, 2 photos

      Beccles is so close to the coast that even if we can't see it we can smell the sea. Yes, it's really looking like we will make the end.

      We briefly luxuriate in the comfort of our splendid penthouse room. However, with a few days of blogging to catch up on we don't have the luxury of simply idling the day away or even sight seeing.................

      No, we spend the day alternating between blogging in the inspirational setting of this terrific ...

      Finally getting the rain I had longed for!!!!!

      A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Oct 13, 2014

      1 comment, 21 photos

      ... threw a shaft of sunlight onto the figure of Christ pinned to the cross on the rood screen. Once again it seems our forebears hundreds of years ago were smarter than we perhaps give them credit for constructing such delicate special effects.







      With a certain lightness of stride following the dazzling performance laid on by Barsham church, we tackled our final footpath out onto the main road into Beccles. We arrived at our B&B at ...