Craig Cleeve House Hotel
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... back to their house and pinned the ears back. It was great catching up, John and Sandra are very gracious hosts.
Far too many bottles of wine later it was 1.00am and with no more world issues that needed solving we hit the sack, knowing there was probably going to be a sore head or two the next day.
Our stay in the United Kingdom this time is only about five days. We had travelled fairly extensively throughout the British Isles on our last trip and we always had planned to head South. The few days here were really only for getting over jet lag and for playing golf. Having done that, we hit the road to head to Birmingham and our flights to Spain.
Along the way we stopped at a charming English town ...
... leaving. We looked around and as we left, another huge group came in. Shakespeare's buried there. I guess I was expecting a quainter village. However, we do hope to go back for a play and see the Royal Shakespeare Company do a play. Ben Johnson (Gandhi) is in one of them. We finished up with a walk along the river Avon. We stopped to watch a chap who was lawn bowling. His friendly wife invited us in and before we knew it Cam was taking a turn and ...
... boats, taking advantage of the beautiful weather through the park, where we were entertained with stories of the life of the theatre and shown the local watering holes frequented by the actors. At one end of the park is the Holy Trinity Church and at the other is the Theatre. In between them is a hotel that has two names. The side facing the church has a sign calling it 'The Black Swan’ while the side facing the theatre is has a ...
... modern franchise restaurants.
But The White Swan has been a hotel and pub since the mid-1400s.
We stopped for a cup of refreshment there and were admiring the beautifully restored interior when a waiter came by to give us a rundown of some of the frescoes they found behind some walls during the reconstruction work. The heavy oak support beams were still the originals.
We walked around town, ...