Travel Blogs from Evesham
... Gloucester, we happened to drive by (and called in) Hampton Court. We had seen our fill of castles, but this one has a current link to the Royals.
One of the reasons to stay at Gloucester, was to again visit some of the smaller quaint regional villages scattered around the country. In this case, we were to visit Upper and Lower Slaughter – lovely names. Yesterday, we set out and only got about 20 minutes down the road, when we got caught ...
The Cotswolds region originally was a large producer of the finest wool in Europe which brought prosperity to the region. It fell onto difficult times, but today is enjoying a revival. A lot of the homes are constructed of stone from Bath, giving the area a charming appeal. We walked around Lower Slaughter with a working waterwheel, Stow- on- ...
... Yesterday we had a trip to Stratford upon Avon, the birthplace of Shakespeare. This included a visit to Anne Hathaway's Cottage, and I have included some photos of the wonderful garden there. I was eyeing off the rhubarb which was just about ready to harvest, but of course had no way of preparing it back at the hotel. (Oh yes, photo of hotel also attached.) Last night we went to dinner at the wonderful Buckland Manor and I didn't have my ...
... Queenstown, where we plan to base ourselves and get a job (sob) over Christmas. From there we can go out to visit the glaciers in Wanaka along with Lake Tekapo and Mount Cook. We anticipate to be in Queenstown from around mid October until March, summertime. Having said all this we have no time constraints or anything concrete booked as yet so don't be surprised if this all changes. We will keep you updated on here ...
... sanitary station. The lockkeeper does not live there anymore, as the “flood-proof” cottage that was in use in 2005 was flooded out in 2007. Nicholson Guide of 2012 still describes it as flood-proof.
Further upstream the flow was a little faster, and at one point we were stirring up the gravel. The next lock was George Billington Lock at Offenham. Once again some of the visitor moorings have been replaced by moorings for a new sanitary ...
Other places to stay in Evesham
Evesham Country Park, Evesham | Hotelfrom $96
Wood Norton, Evesham | Hotelfrom $165
Waterside, Evesham | 3 star hotelfrom $131
Cooper's Lane, Evesham | 3 star hotelfrom $191
56/59 Waterside A44, Evesham | Hotelfrom $72
Offenham Rd, Evesham | 3 star hotelfrom $87