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... boat anyway.
We went to the Tame Otter which is a Vintage Inn for a nice lunch and then I went to the supermarket with my mum while Carrie had the fun of giving my dad and grandparents a trip down the canal.
Apparently the biggest problem for Carrie was trying to control my dad who just wanted to go rather fast and steer into the overhanging willow trees to make his parents have to duck out of the way. But she survived without my dad crashing, ...
We had a destination of Hopwas to reach for lunch time on the 12th so the plan was to get as far as we could before mooring up for the night.
I had hoped we would reach Armitage but it looked doubtful, the only reason we made it was due to not finding reasonable moorings. All we found was private moorings and permit ...
... meals which was good as the plan was to just keep going as late as we could and stop when we ran out of energy or light. But first we stopped at Shugborough Hall.
We basically snuck in the back entrance, we passed by a closed booth that said we had to go to another reception to buy a ticket costing £15 each. We headed off towards where we had to pay but stopped off at the butterfly garden where Carrie spent ages trying to get a ...
... from our cafe. Just down the road was a square and off this was St Nicholas circle. St Nicholas church was the oldest church in Leicester, some of the things in it had been from the nearby old Roman baths. The church was closed but the outside was lovely. Right next to the church was the ancient Jewry Wall almost 2000 years old, dating to approximately AD 120. It is thought to be the one of the largest surviving pieces of Roman Architecture in Britain. This is next to /part of ...
Woke up at 4am due to jet lag and the fact that I had gone to sleep far too early the evening before. Was really hungry so I made some toast, wasn't watching it and it set off the smoke alarm. Poor neighbours! Was able to go back to sleep for a bit after my toast. Woke up in time for AI, got lost once on my way to the farm which wasn't a bad effort I thought. Those sat navs aren't completely bulletproof! The ...