Cathedral Gate Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Everything about Canterbury is ancient , and of course the Cathedral overshadows everything . We stayed in a little hotel outside the Cathedral called "Cathedral Gate ' ...appropriately named . Build in 1450 , the walls & floors we so crooked that we literally rolled down the labyrinth of passageways to our room and Petal risked head injury …
... there over the centuries!! The slits in the wall were obviously for protection from whoever or whatever was out there. In the city wall, there was a guard placement every now and then with slits and a hole at the bottom - suitable for a bow and arrow, spear or gun I suppose, depending on the age at the time! The whole place speaks history right there in front of your face. The west gate was still in tact - amazing to imagine those who have used that gate. In ...
... the luggage [on wheels] 25M to Chateau Walsh. A lemonade was next up and then dinner plans.
The Old Gate Inn was very nice. Ate outside and it had cooled down by meal's end. Had pork crackling for an appetizer and the hunter's chicken with a nice raspberry sauce featured. We had a nightcap red wine inside.
Back to catch some news, nodding off somewhat. Gave up c 2200 for bed. I need ...
... In the crypt is a striking sculpture by Anthony Gormley. It is the shape of a human body, constructed from old nails saved from the renovation of one of the roofs. It is suspended above the place where Thomas Beckett's tomb was situated until its removal in the reign of Henry VIII.
I would like to have done more in Canterbury but was glad to have seen the cathedral. A 'well worth a visit' moment and a modern day ...
... joked about to ease the long nights on our feet spent slaving away to ungrateful rich *******s at our tables. All of our spontaneous escapades to climb trees, or frolic in sunflowers, are among the most simplistically happy days of my life. Even though I remember cursing her out when I frantically woke up to texts saying she'd be at my house in 20 minutes and we'd be driving two hours to go see sunflowers as I'd erratically brush my ...