Travel Blogs from Charlecote
I'm spending two weeks in Birmingham! And my niece and nephew are awesome! Ava now gets me put her to bed every night! It's great! And this time she'll remember me! I made a pavlova with her and that went very well! We've also gone to some indoor play places which she has really enjoyed. she likes showing me what she can do! Saturday we went to a beer festival! It ...
... final hunt was on the 31st. The Atherstone hunt met at the kennels. This time I rode Ben, a bay cob. I was quite nervous as I hadn't jumped home before, and he was a bit more of a goer than George. But the first fence was a small friendly one and after that we were away. We covered a lot of ground and jumped probably 40 fences including some more great hedges. The antis were out in full swing following us over private land ...
... hedge-lined roads to a tiny place called Stanton Harcourt. This was a smaller but equally lovely village with many old thatched cottages. Nearby Standlake and Broadway were also very quaint, but our plans to sample cider at the Black Horse pub were thwarted as it was closed, presumably as tourists are unexpected. Photography is rather limited in these places as buildings are close together and roads quite narrow, so ...
... far due to the flatness of the land. Even pheasants are running across the
road in front of us. I feel like I'm in a Thomas Kinkade painting! Interesting tidbit: during WWII, many children were sent here from London where heavy bombing was taking place.
All of the villages were great, but there were a few very notable ones. Our favorite was Burton-on-the-Water, which is referred to as the Venice of the Cotswolds. There are lots of little shops that we ...
... reached. Crash out afternoon, good beach, more surfing. Nice meal out.
Sunday 23rd March Sawtell Beach
Hot sunny, glorious day
Excursion to Bellinger for canoeing. Great swim back at site. Self catered.
Monday 24th March Sawtell Beach
Overcast, mild with heavy rain pm.
Drove to Dorrigo National Park. Skywalk and long 6.6km rainforest walk to see waterfalls and a Red Necked Pademelon. Leech incident. ...
Other places to stay in Charlecote
Nr Stratford-Upon-Avon, Charlecote | 3 star hotelfrom $82