St. Mary's Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... and stayed about 3 hours. Tristan thinks that he won the tower building competition but Jo-Ann's reached the ceiling first. Amy's was the most artistic, Jessamy's looked like the Eiffel tower and Kelly's looked like the design plan with a twist.
Not much happened for the rest of the day. After some indecision we finally had Subway for late lunch, walked back to the hotel via and exercise park and housing estate canal, and drove over to pick up our ...
... repair considering its history including being blasted by cannons in the Civil War by Oliver Cromwell. In a previous century it was the birthplace of Henry VII.
Moving on from Pembroke, we drove on increasingly major roads until finally using the M4 to drive into Cardiff (or Caerdidd in Welsh). It didn't take long to find the hotel IBIS Budget. We all had a laugh when we discovered what ...
We spent our first day climbing at Fall Bay. The weather was beautiful and we had a lovely walk in, only trouble was we had a rubbish guidebook so trying to find any of the climbs or even right walls proved very tricky. We spent a lot of time with heads in guidebooks very confused. But the scenery was awesome, sun shining, and we did end up doing some nice climbs at Kings Wall and Devils Truck.
Today we focussed on the 3 Cliffs area, and my favourite ...
... where the original foundations were uncovered by archeologists versus the modern recreation of what is believed to have stood there. We also learned that while what stands there now was recreated as accurately as possible, more modern historical knowledge shows that - for example - the windows from which weapons could be fired would most likely have been larger and more numerous. It was a really positive aspect of the audio guide to highlight possible historical inaccuries. ...
... Yorkshire Pudding (so good!... we must do this again with the Stewarts in June ;) ) before heading back to the Heythrop Park Hotel.
This is our week so far! ... Not succinct in length but full of fun and experiences. Tomorrow we head to Cambridge to meet up with Tim and Lauren. Our next roadtrip shall commence on Sunday as we venture to Northern England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland! SO much awaits us! Bye for now,
Matt and Clo