Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel
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Our trip with a local arts and crafts group to Goldsmith's Hall in London one day -- fascinating as it was -- made even more fascinating when Christine Erratt, my high school friend and silver expert, told me she'd recently spent time there researching her book and knew the librarian.
Lunch with Pamela Harbour at Ellenborough Park with glorious views over the Cheltenham landscape and a strange equine statue ...
... The Pump Room is still standing and a few of the people on our tour ate there. I ate at a cafe with an Alice in Wonderland theme called The Mad Hatter's Tea Party.
There was also Gothic architecture present in Bath with the large Bath Abbey overlooking the city centre. There were talented street performers all around the city dressed in Halloween costumes.
The Roman Bath House was filled with ancient statues and pools ...
... Pancetta 10/10!
Dessert - Chocolate Brownie and Vanilla Ice Cream 4/10.
Brett - Entree - Beetroot & Goat Cheese Salad 6/10,
Main - Lamb, Gratin Dauphinoise and Beans 10/10!
Dessert - Red Wine Poached Pear & Mascarpone 6/10.
Conclusion: Marco would not win 'My Kitchen Rules.' Just sayin.'
Haha! Obviously, Marco does not cook in there anymore, but the entrees ...
... are on the bottom floor with an ensuite bathroom, and Pat and Ken are upstairs with a shower and sink in their room. Their toilet is off the lounge area. The lounge is spectacular with two seating areas; one with two large loveseats, and one with two comfy arm chairs. There seven a wood stove set into an old fireplace. The kitchen is small but certainly adequate, and the dining room is sweet; under the eaves in a little room with a huge window in the ...
The rolling hills from Chipping Campden back to Moreton-on-Marsh became our last hoorah for the Cotswoldian adventure. Lib had a rest and recreation day visiting museums and craft shops in Chipping Campden before catching the bus to our final destination. I schlepped the 18km at a cracking pace albeit with a few mistrails as ...