Travel Blogs from Lincoln
This is the last day at Newark.
On Thursday when we returned from our day trip we had a bit of a scare with the car. To cut a long story short we took it to a service centre on Friday morning and they found that an oil pipe had worked loose. We had noticed oil drips on the Thursday. I had already put 5 litres of oil in but when they had done up the pipe it took another 51/2 litres. I was told it only holds 61/2 litres and it ...
... here until Monday as there is a steam train which the web site promises that it will run this Sunday. Here's hoping that they are telling the truth.
Forgot to say that we went to a small village for no particular reason and found a memorial to a Lancaster bomber that crashed in the area. It was on a training mission before joining ...
... the raid on Port Stanley airstrip during the Falklands affair, very interesting.
Yesterday went to Matlock, Matlock Bath, Chatsworth House and Bakewell where the famous tart comes from. That is th sort you eat not the other type. Bakewell was the pick of the bunch, a lovely Derbyshire village to which we will return in better weather. Visited the church ...
... to visit Lynette who we first met in France in 2009. She lives in an amazing apartment overlooking Nottingham. We were all treated to a fireworks display from a nearby club and had a great time. Sad to say that she has cancer and is not likely to live another year.
Today we are off to see Norma and Alan, who all the Fardons will know, especially Norma who is a larger than life character. They live in Ilkeston which is between Nottingham ...
... before with the van need sorting now we are living n it. Leaky tap in shower cubicle, circuit breaker for the power points kept tripping when the heater and kettle were used at the same time, broken light globes and other little things, so we have been shopping a few times buying bits and pieces and replacing or fixing the things that ...
Other places to stay in Lincoln
Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln | 3 star hotelfrom $116
Brayford Enterprise Park, Lincoln | 3 star hotelfrom $61
Eastgate, Lincoln | 3 star hotelfrom $123
- Situación excelente
- What a view of the Cathedral
- Pricey, tired rooms, great location
Bailgate, Lincoln | 3 star hotelfrom $136
- Would recommend
- Very Good But In Need of a Refurb
- Overpriced and overhere
Westgate, Lincoln | Hotelfrom $145
38 Westgate, Lincoln | Hotelfrom $134
15 Lindum Terrace, Lincoln | Hotelfrom $106
Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln | 4 star hotelfrom $129