BEST WESTERN PLUS Windmill Village Hotel Golf & Leisure Club
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... had a 10am meeting in Theddingworth. We met her contact, Ginny Beeby, and she showed us into and around the local church (that dates back to the 1200's). While Sheila and her looked over records and such, I made myself busy taking about 20 pictures of the church and its surroundings. Sheila has found church records of family members being both baptized ...
... fence. There is a train that meanders through the gardens and around some of the exhibits. There are strange animals here like emus and wallabies... not sure where they found such strange creatures!!! :) Perhaps the two cutest animals there were miniature donkeys and a baby rhino. He was wandering around his mum who stood quietly and munched on her feed while the baby slept in the middle of it all. There were lions, wolves and wolverines. Perhaps the thing I ...
... and was not shallow, and was probably where boats usually moor, as we had intended to.
Later a fisherman came and asked us how long we were going to me moored here. "Probably three nights" we said. He had been baiting the spot opposite our boat and he had planned to fish from our mooring. We explained that the usual mooring had been full of fishermen. He went on round the next clump of bushes and fished from there. He could still reach the baited spot.
No locks, 5 ...
Today was quite warm by UK standards and Derek and I had a pleasant walk along the canal in the morning before joining the Grimer family for a very tasty Sunday roast lunch. Rob and Fi then took us to Croome Park, an 18th century country house and estate where we enjoyed a walk through the house and grounds. Rob then dragged me out into the fields to go blackberry picking and Derek and I dropped in for a chat with Lesley's parents, Ray and Doreen, before supper and a chat with Rob and ...
... for the Merlin tour and the dungeon tour. We had some time so we wandered down to the mill and down to the trebuchet that was waiting to b e shot during the day. A wander through the castle (photography IS allowed) for about a half an hour found us ready to join the group at the Merlin Tour. It was OK, only going for about 15 minutes but had a dragon that spoke to people from behind a mirror.
Our next trek was to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center