Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
- Room service
- Reduced mobility rooms
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... Considering the proximity to London it did not feel that much like the dormitory/commuter town that it clearly is, but then again it was a Wednesday and the middle of the day!
Our journey back north took us via Watford Junction (using the London Midland service from St Albans Abbey), Coventry, Nuneaton and Leicester. Conveniently it was possible to partake of a 'cheeky pint' (or two) between trains at Watford, Nuneaton and Leicester.
... the finest place to unwind and take pleasure in the general sight of every day fuss of a hectic city. You will be transported from a hectic city to a verdant green place when you stopover this park. On the other hand, the bus tours are also nice and you can comprise a good general idea of all the past places as well as monuments to achieve your hunger of the diverse attractions discovered in this energetic city and a relaxed stay at Park Grand Inn in London.
... amp; therefore prone to architectural & iconic excesses. However in the end he failed to do the one thing Henry VIII wanted, which was to get agreement from the Pope to allow Henry to divorce & marry Anne Boleyn. Cardinal Wolsley was stripped of his title and belongings and then died on his way to London to face charges of High Treason. Obviously this is not a 100% accurate account of the life & times of Cardinal Wolsley ...
... a rest after all this action so I wandered off to explore. Found the British Museum close by so went to see the Rosetta Stone and some of the Egypt stuff. Walked through Russell Square and saw some squirrels have an interesting fight/game around and round a tree trunk about 3m up. Most entertaining. Dinner at pub along the road. Saw on news storm caused a lot of damage in parts of UK. London seems to have missed the worst of it, we only got ...
... new head of the Church of England in place of the Pope. Henry V111 created the Church of England because the Pope wouldn't let him divorce one of his wives!
* A couple of Henry V111's wives were executed here - one for having affairs with other men!!!
We enjoyed climbing the narrow spiral, stone staircases in the towers and also viewing the armour and of course ...