Broom Hall Country Hotel
Travel Blogs from Saham Toney
The sunny and warm weather has left us and this morning we woke up to cloudy skies but no rain. good start at least. We were off to Norwich for the day. Had a nice breakfast once again, plenty of food to keep us going for the rest of the day. Norwich is only 45 minutes from the B&B and all main roads so the trip was easy. We were lucky enough …
Lovely sunny day today. After a late and leisurely breakfast we headed towards Sandringham House, built in 1870 by the Prince and Princess of Wales ( later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. Sandringham has been passed down as a private home through four generations of British monarchs, and is now the country retreat of the Queen and Prince …
... got great views of the Broads, the farmland and the huge wind farm offshore in the North sea with about 150 turbines working away.
After leaving the church it took 40 minutes to find our cheap on-farm campsite for the night at a cost of GBP10 power included. The six of us had a nice evening meal, sitting outside in the 5 acre paddock and tomorrow we continue out trek south towards Dover for a Sunday sailing to France.
After that we headed further up the coast to a beach at Holkham
and took a long walk out to the sea. It
must have been low tide as it took ages to walk across the flats to get there
but it was worth it. So lovely and warm
after the initial toe dipping. We know
that things are often done differently over here but it was a bit of a surprise
to see a couple in deck chairs sitting ...
... but were pretty quiet for most of the game, which we thought we were very lucky to win. Back to camp again, to pack up and hit the road for Bury St Edmunds.
The highlight of this medieval town is the atmospheric ruins of a Benedictine monastery, originally built by King Knut in the 11th century, and later chosen as the site of ...