Blenheim Guest House and Tea Rooms
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Happy Birthday Emma!
We took a quick drive into Cirencester for morning tea, and then headed west again. The route took us through more beautiful Cotswolds villages, notably Bibury and Burford, and then into Oxfordshire, where our main stop for the day was Blenheim Palace. The 45 pounds entrance fee made us very glad we had taken out membership of the Historic Homes Association before leaving NZ.
Blenheim Palace is one ...
... I could join their "club" and receive a registration number. Only problem is you need to register on line to join and without a mobile number you can't do that. Check mate!!
You can't add a tip to those credit card machines in a restaurant so you are always scrambling around looking for cash money and by the time you've done that you have forgotten why they deserve a tip at all.
... castle. They've lived there for 700 years! The Fiennes family - yup, as in Ralph and Joseph Fiennes, who are 4th cousins of the guy who lives in the castle now. The family title is Earl of Saye and Sele, but the family is the Fiennes. Pretty cool, right?
We saw the gardens first, which were gorgeous, and I romped around the fields as much as I could without getting too separated from the group. I helped the PAs hand out bag lunches, ...
... from the gates, so once we had checked in, we were off!
We had limited time so did one tour of the house and then off down to explore the gardens! Wow. The gardens! 300 year old trees or older! Saw pheasants and ducklings and swans and rhododendrons and stuff!
So cool. But if we thought last nights hotel was old, tonight's was even older! A converted 13th century inn with the old coach houses out the back converted to rooms as well. ...
... When we came out after lunch it was....guess what....yep raining again! Both still struggling with thick heads, so did little drive to enjoy the lovely little villages that are all about 3 or 4 miles apart. Kevin managed to take some good pictures of wheat and canola crops, they are so thick I don't know how they will get the header through them.mCame back to Woodstock mid afternoon and took the rare ...