Premier Inn Peterborough - A1(M) Jct 16
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Today was our first (and only) day without cycling. After a late breakfast we set about the job of sight seeing in Ely. It is a lovely city with much to explore and we wiled away most of the day walking about the city and paying homage at Cromwell's House and also visiting the Ely museum.
The Riverside Inn is definitely ...
... wind. Very hard going as you can imagine, but eventually we made it into Ely to find the earnest coffee shop to not only have a warming drink, but to also use their facilities to change into some warm and dry clothing.
We managed to check-in to the hotel at about 1:30pm and then off to Prezzo's for a bit of late lunch. Not before the heavens opened again for a tremendous heavy shower that seemed biblically fitting for the city we were in.
The storms started at about 11pm last night with a viscious northerly wind and lashings of rain. It was quite fortuitous in a way as the noisy people drinking outside the hotel were chased away by it. However there were three flagpoles outside and the wind made the ropes bang against the flagpole for most of the night.
We decided to skip the offer of a cooked breakfast this morning and make use of the finest offerings from the ...
... sign of any person or building in sight but my trusty Memory Map assured me that I was on the right track.
I then joined a peaceful cycle route round the east of Peterborough, which kept me away from heavy traffic till I entered the town. I am now in the Bull Hotel in the centre of town, finally in dry clothes. The centre of Peterborough looked very attractive as I rode in past the cathedral precinct but don't want to go out in my ...
... see 4th July) came to collect us in their car and show us round Stamford, which is a fascinating historic town all built in local stone. We had lunch in the Blue Bell pub in their village (Old Rosie cider on draught) and then tea back at their house before they returned us to our boat in Wansford. We travelled downstream for two miles and found a good bankside mooring, being careful to avoid a wasp nest. On shining a torch round the field later, we spotted a ...
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