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Travel Blogs from Chippenham
Here we are in Malmesbury, the "Queen of the hilltop towns" and reportedly the place of the oldest continuous settlement in England. King Athelstan died here in 709 and was buried in the Abbey, which is virtually next door to where we are staying in a home exchange organised by Trish and Ray.
It's an old house, over three levels and quite comfortable despite its plumbing issues.
We all love Malmesbury. The ...
... case anyone was wondering. My life is somewhat complete. It was nice not having a real agenda and just really being able to explore a new place. We also met two girls who had a ferret on leash. His name was Mitch haha. It was just a hilariously random day. The next 2 days we stayed in Oxford. I went to the Ashmolean (which is in art museum here) and did homework. On Sunday, we went to an Evensong service at Christ Church. It was so interesting to observe ...
Shopping day. Chris and Dad started the day off at the Bath Thermal Spa. Both decided to do the welcome package which gave them access to the roof pool, the steam baths and the inside thermal bath. Apparently the spa was brilliant. Meanwhile Rebecca, Mum and I enjoyed the shops Bath had to offer. When the boys joined us we ...
... like. If you have a beam made of Oak that is rotten, you can replace it as long as it is an Oak beam. It doesn't matter how much it costs, that is what you have to do. I suppose you could cheat, but the people with enough money to own a Listed building are happy to follow the rules.
After the visit we had lunch at the Red Lion. This is the second pub we have been in that doesn't ...
Day 1 - Monday. We spent our first day travelling to Bath, via Sherborne. Most of my interest in Sherborne was to see if I was able to locate my ancestral home, the grounds-mans house at Sherborne Castle. Coincidentally the castle was open, as although it was Monday it was a bank holiday in England and there was also a craft fair going on. We walked the entire castle and grounds, including the old castle, which ...
Other places to stay in Chippenham
West Cepen Way, Chippenham | Hotelfrom $115
Market Place, Chippenham | Hotelfrom $143
Moto Service Area, Chippenham | Hotelfrom $53
Stanton Saint Quintin, Chippenham | Hotelfrom $146
Service Area, Junction 17 M4 Westbound, Chippenham | Hotel
12 Market Place, Chippenham | Hotelfrom $82