Premier Inn Ashford North
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations
TripAdvisor Reviews Premier Inn Ashford North
Travel Blogs from Ashford
... br> By the time we got back we had covered nearly 13.5 miles and could feel it in the legs by then and were ready for a cup of tea and a sit down!
Had a lazy evening - cooked (well heated a ready meal) at Margaret's - shredded lamb tagiatelle, with a nice bottle of red followed up with Nick's home make meringues with whipped cream we had brought down as they are Margaret's favourite Nick creation.
... Good old Oliver Cromwell raided here as well and destroyed many of the stained glass windows and looted the silverware as well as destroying any reminder of Thomas Becket. However it has been the home of the Anglicans ever since. There is an exclusive school (King's School) in the grounds. Boys all got up in pin stripe trousers and black jackets. Both girls and boys had those strange collars where the tie shows around the neck and there is a little triangle at the ...
... and collector of pianos, harpsichords, and clavichords, bought the house for his collection. He now has 100 instruments. The oldest is a 1697 harpsichord. Most are in good working order and anyone visiting can play them. There were several young people around 15 who sat down with their music and played beautifully. I even ran my fingers across the keys of several instruments.
... and it is thanks to her that the castle has been maintained. Of course, my main interest was in the older sections but the entire castle was incredibly interesting and worth the rather steep entrance fee. I do not mind helping to support the upkeep of these incredible properties. After 3 hours there, we headed to the place where the history of the western world changed in 1066, Battle Abbey. It was on this spot where The Anglo-Saxon king, Harold was defeated by William of ...
... which was a bonus for us, because it was great to see what they had done with the place. What can I say, the whole day was just fabulous. Got to meet the two very cute black and white porkers which were being fattened up for Christmas which was all very challenging for me. I was most tempted to flick the lock on the gate to give them their piggy freedom and do my bit for animal liberation, but decided that was probably inappropriate ...