Northop Hall Country House Hotel
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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So, today I set out with the intention of exploring the city of Chester. Bit odd to be doing this on my final day instead of the first but oh well. Luckily for me, the centre of the city isn't too far from my hotel, and the whole area is nicely walkable. I spent a while looking through the Rows and at some of the interesting little shops dotted about the place, before stopping to warm up with a piece of bakewell tart and a hot chocolate.
Brr, a cold start today! Luckily it warmed up once the sun was out, otherwise it could have been a rather uncomfortable day! My first stop for the day was the train station to collect my tickets for the trip to Edinburgh on Sunday. Also stopped in at the Costa Coffee for a hot chocolate to warm up. The ticket desk at the station was also able to sell me a return bus ticket to the zoo. The bus stop was just across the road as well, which was nice as convenient (as was the ...
... I can tell we will be friends for a long time. I also went to a pub to watch the Super Bowl. I don't really like football, but being an American I felt obligated to go. Even though they didn't play the commercials, it turned out to be another great night with new people. These are just a few examples of the those little things that have been making my time at Chester so fulfilling and ...
... We enjoyed some canapés washed down with some sparkling wine, and listened to a speech from the Captain as well as watching a presentation showing the future FOCL cruises. Then it was time to go to lunch. :-)
Afterwards we went back up on deck to do another five laps, and we noticed it was quite a lot colder, and there was a strong wind blowing at the port side bow.
Coming back into the warmth of the Boudicca we had a post-luncheon nap, then ...
... The town adopted this long name to promote tourism and it's in the Guinness Book of Records as being the place with the longest name in Great Britain. We had lunch there. There was a little wool shop across the street. I went in but didn't stay long: not much in the way of yarn (mostly acrylics) and it smelled really bad! The proprietor was speaking to a customer in Welsh.
We then travelled through ...