Days Inn Gretna Green M74
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We left the mansion at 815 today and drove two hours to Melrose Abbey. Allison and I slept most of the way and it seemed like most of the kids did as well. The weather was rainy and windy today (so, proper UK weather) and so that put a damper on things. However, those of us who dressed for the weather rather enjoyed our audio tour of the Abbey. The Abbey is in ruins, but the architecture was still very impressive. Apparently ...
... with a clean towel. Otherwise, you'll be transferring all of the dirt and germs from the used towel onto your clean face, filling your pores up with bacteria! If you use a washcloth, it too, needs to be as fresh as possible.
Make up can be part of your skin care routine each day. Using a foundation with sun protecting capabilities can keep you from getting too much sun on your face. Removing make up each night helps to make sure that your skin gets cleansed ...
... is NO grey water system.
15. The Rooftop guard rails have been replaced with a low cost, hollow block wall, to save money and maximise personal profit.
16. Building permits, NEVER actioned.
17. Door frames loverly and smooth concrete forms, but mis-aligned.
1. Unfinished roof 'flutters' in the wind, unfinished and unfixed to wall.
2. No guttering, although storm drains are provided, although no canal for overflow.
... the rose garden. Alas, it was raining rather hard yet again, so I didn't give the gardens the attention they deserved. It was really fascinating to see how the Tudors lived and to go through the kitchens which would have fed up to 600 people every meal! Sunday was largely devoted to lunch with my cousin, who I obviously don't see a lot of and I met up with a friend's sister, Hannah, in the late afternoon. I cleverly forgot the tim tams I had brought all the way ...
... highest mountain (Scarfell Pike) and the deepest lake Wastwater.The scenery in this part of England included many quaint beautiful old villages, lush green fields full of sheep and old stone walls, stony/slate valleys made from a glacier, blue lakes shimmering with the sun (we were lucky today) - this area makes for a fantastic picnic break away from the busy cities and full of different walks (now on my list to do ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDays Inn Gretna Green M74
Very clean, very fancy. Like any hilton
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