The Harrow Inn
Travel Blogs from Maidstone
Is it sad that I'm already packed, when I'm not leaving for 10 days? I'm so excited that I'm struggling to think about anything else - physics is not a main focus at the moment. Presents are all wrapped and tucked safely at the bottom of my case, ready for when I arrive - it's going to be ...
Although we had left Falmouth early we arrived into Dover only at 7am. We had opted for a 9 am departure so had a leisurely breakfast thinking to let all the passengers with flights and a need to be somewhere get off ahead of us. We should have been the last departure but the luggage was still being unloaded when we got the go ahead at 9.30am and we were lucky our bags were all there. we had to wait for Enterprise to bring ...
... waiting for them. They were late arriving because Tim had caught his back bumper trying to negotiate around a bus, the driver of which refused to move. They had to wait for the AA to do a running repair but it was good to see them when they arrived. We walked about 10 mins from the site in the evening to a lovely olde worlde pub called The Crown and had a superb meal and enjoyed spending time catching ...
... live here lived in hulks of old war ships in the harbour.
Conditions were dreadful. Theft was rife, sanitation poor and malaria a problem. In the 1820s these houses were burnt down and better housing was built, but the name remains.
Lord Brabazon's Royal Aero club was formed here in the early 1900s to popularise ballooning. I guess in those days there were not as many pylons to get entangled with. Today it might be more tricky! But the place had many well known ...
... it back to our room at the B&B for a late lunch.
Claudia went down to read in the quiet back garden while I rested inside. Later we went to the White Horse pub for some excellent curried chicken that was big enough for us to share, and some pints to quench our thirst. Back to our room, we reviewed our plans for a day trip to Headcorn by bus the next day.
DAY 4 IN MAIDSTONE - May 25, 2012 - DAY TRIP TO ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking