Best Western Claydon Country House Hotel
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One more day in Ludlow and then it was off to Luke and Lucy's place in Suffolk to see the rest of the family with Sophie and Marcus heading up from London. There was much rejoicing! Wine, beer (last tour spot at the Greene King brewery for Seth and a visit to England's smallest pub-the Nutshell-for the rest of the cousins), good food, old photos and travels through the English countryside to Lavenham (Harry ...
... the Michael energy runs through it, however for us it was simply a place to be ticked off our list for the day. We sat in the churchyard for the dubious satisfaction of our lunch of aging ingredients. I think its fair to say we gain more enjoyment from the graveyards than actually the churches.
As we were finishing our food a small family group came to tend a grave. They passed happily by in this sun blushed 14 degree day and I remarked to the middle aged ...
... young brides will not pass and on to the monument erected where the oak tree fell now in the middle of a ploughed field.
Hoxne was also a Roman town and one of the largest finds of Roman coins in England was uncovered here in 1992. Stepping back far deeper into history though, we went in search of Hoxnian Man. A wonderful wooden carving has been erected to commemorate the finding of flint tools which had been made here by early man some 300,000 years ago. The ...
... we struggle to find the correct path and take a wrong track which then loops us back without any great damage done - just another kilometre added! We now have country paths to find through to one of the remotest churches at a flea speck called Burgate. All goes well and I believe we are beginning to acquire the taste for Suffolk. Somehow its the edges and trees defining the larger arable fields that become more special. And of course there are the large skies ...
... out nice and sunny, but clouded over. Still - it did not rain and that's a good thing. The country side was lovely, but the most interesting part was the big port at Felixstowe, which is one of the largest ports in Europe. Even though it was Sunday, cargo was being loaded and unloaded from container ships. ...