Travel Blogs from Horley
... few hours I will be on a plane on my way to South Africa for the first leg of my trip! The next entry I do will be in Cape Town and hopefully I will have more exciting things to write about than me being sat at home!
I do need to say a massive thank you to my amazing Mum & Dad. Both of whom have been the most supportive, encouraging parents anyone could wish for and it's because of you ...
... around the shops outside the station.
Apart from an annoying family in adjacent seats the Eurostar was quite good - whizzing thru the French countryside and arriving on schedule in London where Jessie was waiting to meet us. We retrieived the bike box and were lucking to spot a large Mercedes van taxi in the taxi queue and took the luxury of a taxi to Jessie's flat in Evelyn Gardens where we had a light dinner and caught up on each other's ...
Today we decided to see the sights of London and to help us get our bearings we went on an open-top hop-on hop-off bus tour. It was awesome! We went with the Original London Sightseeing Tour - the same company we used 20 years ago on our honeymoon. With our bus tickets we also got a free cruise down the Thames and a walking tour. The bus tour goes past all of London's famous landmarks and has a really good commentary. It is fairly expensive BUT with the cruise ...
... didn't get to stay long since we had to walk to catch a bus that was still running and get back to the hotel so there was obviously no time to go into the National Gallery right in the square.
We returned to our hotel for some more sleep and then got ready to go on our first optional excursion. We were picked up by private motor coach and our tour guide for the evening was Damian. Much, much nicer than that kid in the movies.We thought we knew ...
I am sat on the train on the way to the airport. I don't think the reality of the situation has sunk in yet. I feel a bit dazed but every so often the butterflies in my tummy flutter about to remind me of the journey I am about to embark upon. I have fleeting moments of panic where I think to myself that this is a terrible idea. Surely I should be on the sofa eating chocolate and watching ...
Other places to stay in Horley
Povey Cross Road, Horley | Hotelfrom $62
- Could do better
- Very good
Povey Cross Road, Horley | 4 star hotelfrom $91
- Bad Experience at Holiday Inn, Gatwick
- Worst hotel ever!!
- Very enjoyable one night stay and 7 days car parking.
Longbridge Roundabout, Horley | 3 star hotelfrom $86
- Its grim
- The Worst
Brighton Road, Horley | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- Would not touch with a barge pole
- Bring earplugs
- Go elsewhere
34 Bonehurst Rd, Horley | Hotelfrom $61
- Worst hotel in London
- Very, very basic but .....
19 Bonehurst Road, Horley | Hotelfrom $94
Ladbroke Road, Horley | 4 star hotelfrom $203
50 - 52 Church Rd, Horley | 2 star hotelfrom $63
- Great Disappontment staying at this over proiced run down hotel if you can call
- Great budget accomodation
- Scam - Do Not Stay Here
39 Massetts Rd, Horley | Hotelfrom $63
72 Massetts Road, Horley | 4 star hotelfrom $79
22 Russells Crescent, Horley | Hotelfrom $39