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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Forbury Hotel Reading
The bed and breakfast is very pleasant! The staff is wonderful, the rooms are clean and spacious and there is plenty to do near by! Included breakfast is delicious and the bar/restaurant serves delicious food, The wait staff is also friendly and polite,
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We got up early & got our jerseys on & Rider flags hung on the boat & photos taken. We stopped into Ellemere to buy some coffee. Sunday so the Tesco closed but we found another shop open to buy coffee & beer. The men got the boat ...
I had a much better sleep last night. Got up shortly after 7:00 am & got the kettle going for coffee. Started the boat at 8:00 & underway shortly after. Stopped at the water point at Bettisfield & filled our tank. Beautiful day with mix of sun & cloud!! Went through the short arlkesmere Tunnel 87 yards). Turned into the ...
... but mission accomplished. We reached a nice mooring up spot close to bridge 44 & tied up for the night. We had started supper preparations & we had a nice supper of tomato & cucumber salad with oil & vinegar dressing, microwaved rice & jumbo sausage rolls heated in the oven & drank the bottle of wine left for us by Cheshire Cat. We were all pretty tired & headed to bed shortly after 10:00 ...
... buildings to explore. On Friday we went on a river cruise around the town along the River Severn.
Another claim to fame of the town is the 1984 movie A Christmas Carol was filmed here and in the graveyard they left the gravestone of Ebenezer Scrooge after filming.
Weather has been sunny and warm, but there is supposed to be rain and a cold snap on its way. I hope I don't need to get the thermals back ...
... elements from Tudor times onwards and was a music hall before it became a
museum. Several people recommended that we visit the old quarry which had been
turned into a garden and park, in particular the Dingle, which is like the dell
in Wellington Botanical Gardens. Shrewsbury had
entered a “Blooms for Britain”