Travel Blogs from Coventry
... houses a retreat for a church organization. Then we drove around to see some of the places known to us by name only, but that were part of her families history back as far as 1700.
A quick stop at the grocery store and we were back in our room by about 1:30. We looked up some places of local interest, picked one out (despite its questionable ...
... all my stuff. I needed to return the car so I had to get all my goodies out. I had no idea where AVIS was so I checked in my folder and there was a postcode, so I put that in and the GPS took me to the door about 5 minutes away. I caught the AVIS shuttle back to Terminal 5, went downstairs and caught the 423 bus back to the lodge. I was really pleased that I had managed to work this part out as I was a bit worried of the logistics of returning the car ...
... sack on the prop. We then cruised back past the colliery basins, and moored between Wyrley Grove Bridge and Green Bridge. Once again we could not get in to the side so we used our plank.
Looking out of the window later we were surprised and pleased to see a pair of corn buntings on the hedge.
No locks, 7 miles.
Sat 21st Sep
James went for a short walk early on and saw a buzzard, a chiff-chaff and a peregrine (or ...
... for the Merlin tour and the dungeon tour. We had some time so we wandered down to the mill and down to the trebuchet that was waiting to b e shot during the day. A wander through the castle (photography IS allowed) for about a half an hour found us ready to join the group at the Merlin Tour. It was OK, only going for about 15 minutes but had a dragon that spoke to people from behind a mirror.
Our next trek was to ...
At breakfast, Anne asked if I'd like to see Coventry Cathedral. While in Oxford, I had thought of going to Milton Keynes, and stopping for an hour or so at Coventry to see the Cathedral, so I jumped at the chance. I have actually been there before, as a five-year-old in 1964, just two years after the new building was completed; I imagine I was taken there by my Dad who would have been very keen to see such a cutting-edge building. Today it is apparently ...
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