The Falcon Hotel
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Well I think everyone has finally adjuster to UK time with everyone reporting the best nights sleep of the tour, and now that we are fully adjusted, we are off home.... One last visit however, the Walkers Factory in Leicester, its the biggest chip (or Crisps as they call it over here in the UK, as a Chip here is 'fry'), looks like they will be processing about 365,000 MT of potatoes this season and it runs for 362 days per year. So that's 365,000 MT ...
... kids to play in.
We visited a couple of old churches. St Mary’s in Woodnewton dates from the 11th century,
although much of it is 17th century and later. In its graveyard, we found the grave of Coco the Clown! All Saint’s in Sudborough was founded in the 900's when a Saxon Church stood on the site but the present building is largely based on a 12th century structure. Its bell ...
Car returned, safe and sound phew...... Now for at least five months without driving a car.... Bliss!! will not miss the wonderful UK motorway network.... Am now sitting in the revamped Nottingham railway station, doing Facebook quizzes, with a costa. Now understand why I collected all those points..... Book on lemurs downloading as I ...
... up just after we left. Onward and upward we arrived in gods country (for some) Scotland! Thursday we caught up with family and travelled into town. Edinburgh was buzzing with tourists everywhere due to the Edinburgh Festival. The weather was still sensational. We climbed to the top of the Scott Monument, as it was such a clear day you could see all the way to the Firth Of Fourth and see the spans of both the bridges. We had lunch in a pub ...
... at a bone ...
Pushing past the Fox And Hounds, you come to the church at Great Brington. Behind, the ancient grave stones stand in various states of disarray. You can look again for your great grandfather, Theophilus Wykes, amongst all the other Wykes' graves, but you probably won't find it. While looking you could glance across at the Spencer crypt where the family has been buried for centuries. More connections and disconnections.
So that's it ...