Travel Blogs from Bolton
... entirely owned and very few, if any, still rented to employees. William became an art collector - at first to find paintings suitable for advertising soap. In the Gallery was the Bubbles painting that as a child I remember advertising Pears soap. Pears was a rival, but was taken over by Lever brothers about 1915. So William (later Lord Leverhulme) built the art gallery and named it for his wife, and built a ...
... Bury. As with the other towns, these churches date back over 1000 years. You can see some of the add-ons over the years, but the basic old Norman churches are still intact.
After so much disappointment earlier on our trip, it was emotionally pleasing to actually visit the churches of our ancestors – and to find some gravestones with relatives’ names on them – an incredible feeling. We also found names on ...
... Dave the doorman . He happily lifted my suitcase out of the car for me. I could have kissed him.
We ate breakfast with the stars... Well one old one anyway. This old guy at our next table was signing autographs so we sent Robbie to investigate. Turned out to be Chris Montez. He had been performing at the Beatles Festival...thanks Mr Google for helping us find out what he was famous for.... The More I See You.... The ...
Monday 14th July - Chearsley
Moving north we drove up to Sutton Coldfield for lunch with Jean & John Topliss. They were both well & it was great to catch up again after a few years. After a very slow progress we eventually arrived at Sue & Ken's place in Wilmslow. Ken looks so much better after having his hips fixed. After dinner we drove on to ...
... reduced by 19.25%2525 in a week, but the strenous exercise and eating regime of the last week is proving unpopular so far. James : cycling up hills gives you another insight into something we all take for granted. Breathing. Today's little jaunt gave lots of opportunities to compare heavy breathing techniques. I start with Steve. It sounds like a scene from Call the Midwife. Short sharp bursts of shallow panting as if having contractions followed by a long loud groan ...
Other places to stay in Bolton
1 Higher Bridge Street, Bolton | 3 star hotelfrom $78
De Havilland Way, Bolton | 4 star hotelfrom $96
Hospital Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- What a nightmare!
- Could be so much better
- Not so great
Manchester Road, Blackrod, Bolton | 3 star hotelfrom $89
Beaumont Road, Bolton | 3 star hotelfrom $64
3 Arena Approach, Bolton | Hotelfrom $81
991 Chorley New Road, Bolton | Hotelfrom $79
Blackburn Road, Bolton | 2 star hotelfrom $49
Grange Road, Bolton | Hotelfrom $54