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... is an old pub/carvery that has a kid's play-for-pay facility attached. I assume that is so parents can enjoy their pints and/or dinners while watching their kids in the playroom. The kids seem to love it.
There were eleven of us today and it was a nice chance to spend some down time with Brian's kids and their families.
This place is a carvery, which is kind of like ...
... panels within the churches. These photos will keep for relatives.
The rest of our trip will almost seem like an anti-climax, as we ended up achieving some of our aims. Anyway, we are off to Shrewsbury, of which we don’t know much, then Gloucester, to finish in London. Our trip is heading to a climax and we have experienced the emotional highs of visiting our ancestral homes.
Graeme & ...
... of an extremely rare, moated, 16th century, half timbered manor house virtually untouched since. It looked as if it was a film set but it is totally real. We had a great tour of the building & were very impressed with the place.
Our next stop was Haughmond Abbey, a ruined Augustinian abbey near Shrewsbury, another casualty of the dissolution of the ...
... tour of the gardens which were wonderful.
Wednesday 16th July - Bollington
Sue & Ken took us to Styal Quarry Bank Mill, where we had lunch & walked around the gardens, which are being restored. They are above & on the side of a, steep cliff above the millstream. In the evening we took them out to dinner in Wilmslow before returning to ...
... We went to a beach-themed screening of the US vs Germany game. US may have lost the game- but they went through. And they're gonna beat Belgium when they play tonight! Of course we also had fish and chips (chippy!), and I got to experience some of Manchester nightlife. I got to see the oldest fragment of the New Testament in a library in Manchester. It was a gorgeous library. And on my last day there, we took a road trip to Conwy Castle in Wales. Visiting Wales ...