Jarvis Wentloog Hotel
Travel Blogs from Cardiff
This morning Graham and Christine (old family friends of the Eads) joined us for breakfast. It was a full house with Nicky, Ben and Abigail also staying. Poor Ben was all upset when he had to go off to school. Must have felt like he was missing out on all the fun. We headed over to Wells markets and wandered over to feed the ducks and swans in the moat. I never get tired of visiting Wells Cathedral. It's so pretty. It was freezing again today and I thought for sure ...
... rooms and lockers, and the ground floor was the thermal pool and spa. After we showered and changed, we all went to a pub for lunch. Food in this country seems really cheap - £6.95 for a sandwich, drink and chips! After lunch we hit poundland (equivalent of the reject shop really, but everything costs a pound). We then caught the bus back to the car, and pegged it home in the car. -1 degrees on the way home! Very chilly day. Back at the ranch, we ...
... out the animals and we got a few little Xmas gifts. After we arrived back home we were joined by Nic, Abigail and Ben for dinner. Rod and Sue also called around for a drink as they are heading off to Australia tomorrow. Was great to catch up with them. Had a nice quiet evening round the fire, chatting and watching football and Coronation Street. Big day ...
... shopping. We stopped for a hot chocolate at Starbucks, then picked up Nicky's birthday present (a nice watch). Steve took Jonah down to his old Rugby club to catch up with some old friends, before joining us back home for lunch. Jen and I headed over to Shepton Mallet again in the afternoon to pick up some Xmas presents from Argos. Nothing much else happening today. Only other thing to note was the kids sleeping in till 7am. Think we're over the jet ...
Today we set off from home at 8am (still hard to get used to it being pitch black in the morning) and headed to Cornwall for the day. Even though it has been cold each day, it has been lovely sunny, crisp days with clear blue sky. First stop was the Bessell's house (Geoff's cousin who is our age and used to live in Australia) for morning tea of homemade scones, fruit mince pies and gingerbread men. Delicious! We had been warned ...
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