Maesmawr Hall Hotel
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So, The Lightning Seeds headlining the final day of Godiva Festival 2014. What's their best known song? "Three Lions", of course. Probably the best football song ever written. Certainly the best one about England (Incidentally the best song about sport ever written is Roy Harper’s “When an Old Cricketer Leaves the Crease” but you probably already knew that). Football, eh? England football. These were dark days if you are an ...
... wooded gully took us to the "most intense ride" the Nemesis - a total scream-fest for me. This was followed by "Air" where you hang face down from your seat, and finally the surprisingly violent 'RipSaw'.
We headed home, fairly exhausted, having had a great day. After a light dinner, and a dose of Whisky and Ginger liqueur (and not just for me), we watched some of the Wimbledon final, recorded from earlier and went to bed.
"Let's go for a greasy spoon" - a favourite phrase of Tim's, meaning starting the day with a full cooked breakfast at the cafe by the river. We filled up on bacon, eggs, beans and sausages, then said a quick hello to Tim's guests for today, which included Kate and Martin (I last saw them in Paris in 1988) and Slimy Robert, who I bump into every time I visit Tim and who hasn't changed a bit since about 1986 (and he's not really slimy). Another phrase we talked about was ...
... a bit suspicious—it had no “painter” (rope) attached anywhere, no oars, and a motor was fixed to the stern. Another passer by stopped and called the authorities. She was concerned because a number of people have fallen into the river and died after having one too many in the pubs. Two young officers arrived and seemed to have things under control.
... yellow Jacobean timber-frame. Unique and lively. We find out that Stokes is Norman for "a place of cattle".
Ludlow Castle is just a few miles away and dominates the town of Ludlow. Daniel Defoe said the ruins were “the very perfection of decay.” Built in 1085 by Roger De Lacy, it served as the seat of the Marcher Lords who ruled “the Marches” the local name for the border region ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed