Premier Inn London Gatwick Airport East (Balcombe Road)
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... barely moving, watching time slowly ticking by, whilst customs officers at the European Passports hates sat around an talked to each other. It was incredibly irritating and a pathetic welcome to the country. We started talking to the New Zealand girl in front of us. Eventually when we made it through, annoyed, delayed and just generally tired, we stocked up on dinner for the evening, a WH Smith sandwich. We then bought a bus ticket and made out way to the bus, where there was ...
... and is still lived in by royalty today. While very expensive to go visit, the palace was amazing and the gardens were beautiful. We had a guided tour from one of the volunteers who explained everything from the gold leaf paint on the ceiling to the huge tapestries. In the biggest personal library we've ever seen and we managed to find early edition Dickens books. We spent so much time in Blenheim Palace that we didn't ...
... was 1 metre wide and held up to 144 bottles of wine!! The royals definitely knew how to party!
Other jewels included a Sceptre with a 3,500 carat diamond in the middle. We also saw the crowns of all the Kings and Queens including the present Queen Elizabeth’s that was worn when she was sworn in. The crowns, swords and other items of Jewellry were amazing to see up so close, I couldn’t imagine the amount of money in that vault!
After the Royal ...
... guard drove up in a Land Rover and instructed us to turn around and return to the trail. He claimed that he was called from the main house and told of approaching intruders. Obviously, we tripped some electric eye or were spotted on CCTV. We turned around and enjoyed several minutes of speculation on which billionaire lived in the estate. I theorized it was some Chinese or Japanese since the security guard was Asian. We walked on the estate land for a mile or more before ...
... thanks for the tip Erin) and made our way down to the "shrine" to Diana and Dodi. The Egyptian decor is pretty over the top and like nothing we've ever seen before. We had a browse through the rest of the shop before heading to a cafe (Pret a Manger - appears to be a franchise as there's lots of them in different parts of the city - beautiful fresh food). Why did I only discover croissants filled with almond paste today?? They are divine. ...