Nutfield Priory Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Nutfield
A couple of hours later we are checked in to our flights and eating breakfast with Dad, Alan, John (delete as appropriate) and Jack. Breakfast is a big deal for me and that was a particularly special one.... I had my last full English for quite a while.
Leaving our folks and Jack at the security gates was sad but the trepidation was overwhelming as Alice made the final few essential purchases at Boots and we boarded the plane for the hop across the ...
... houses armoury relics - Dean LOVED this part...), and most grand in my opinion - the Crown Jewels vault! We kind of stuffed up here, but all ended well in the end..... When our guided tour ended, I wanted to go see the Crown Jewels exhibit - but there was a line up about 50m long.... We weren't keen to wait and assumed the wait would die down towards the afternoon (as it was now right before lunch 0 surely the busiest part of the day, one would think.... ...
... Now I understand why we brought so many empty suitcases on this trip. Later in the evening we made our way over to the world famous Harrods. This is the largest department store in Europe with 5 acres worth of shopping in 330 departments, yes there really is a department for everything there.
Off to dinner and bed. We have a massive day ...
... this is a big part of London's charm, and if you quickly pass by the modern skyscrapers, you can easily dream yourself into a different age. I also love how nature is allowed to take over the ancient ruins, right in the middle of a busy modern street. Small pockets of disorder among the order. But you still can't really avoid the fact that you're in the midst of an area that deals in a massive portion of the global income. Even the pigeons are cashing in on it - ...
... a Lego toy at the gift store would have been fun. Sorry, Colm, there are no Legos here.
We walked back into town and, after a few dead ends in trying to find a lunch stop, decided to dine at the Trafalgar Tavern. This tavern was frequented by Charles Dickens. He set the wedding breakfast scene in Our Mutual Friend at this site. We tried to have lunch in the dining room, but, they had just seated a large tour group, so the wait would be long. ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center