Travel Blogs from Warwick
... fence. There is a train that meanders through the gardens and around some of the exhibits. There are strange animals here like emus and wallabies... not sure where they found such strange creatures!!! :) Perhaps the two cutest animals there were miniature donkeys and a baby rhino. He was wandering around his mum who stood quietly and munched on her feed while the baby slept in the middle of it all. There were lions, wolves and wolverines. Perhaps the thing I ...
... the two boats returned.
This was a very peaceful mooring, with little traffic noise, and just a few walkers.
No boating today.
Sun 22nd Sep
We started fairly early in order to get to Brownhills in time for a shower before church. As we arrived at the visitor mooring, a young man from another boat warned us about an underwater obstruction so we moved on a boat length and found we could moor right in to the side. ...
Today was quite warm by UK standards and Derek and I had a pleasant walk along the canal in the morning before joining the Grimer family for a very tasty Sunday roast lunch. Rob and Fi then took us to Croome Park, an 18th century country house and estate where we enjoyed a walk through the house and grounds. Rob then dragged me out into the fields to go blackberry picking and Derek and I dropped in for a chat with Lesley's parents, Ray and Doreen, before supper and a chat with Rob and ...
... was really good. We then went and had some lunch, walked the 530 steps of the towers, watched a fantastic birds of prey show and a flame-throwing trebuchet that happens to be the biggest working one in the world at the moment. It was spectacular!
We found our accommodation which is about 2 klms form the castle, unpacked and headed off into town where we had some chinese food and we are just settling down for the evening...
The drive to stay with Sheila and Charlie Peacock,wasn't to long and took us through some beautiful country side and quaint villages.
We arrived at the Peacocks late arvo to a big pot of tea that was just what we needed. After settling in Charlie took us on a walk of the this old Market Town., While Sheila cooked up a great home cooked roast, soup and desert....yum!
The town is small ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed