Brook Red Lion Hotel

High Street, Colchester, Essex, England, CO1 1DJ, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on High Street, Colchester, is near Colchester Zoo, Mercury Theatre, The Beth Chatto Gardens, and Colchester Castle Museum.
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    A travel blog entry by bellafeathers on Aug 11, 2014

    Preparing for travelling has become known to me that it's a bloody nightmare! With two weeks to go the amount of boxes coming through the door full of first aid kits, mosquito nets etc is becoming unreal. I can't quite get my head around the fact I'm about to go to South Africa for ...

    Retail therapy....but not as we know it....

    A travel blog entry by monkeyescapade on Aug 04, 2014

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    ... 10 months, we have to restrict ourselves to a max of 18kg luggage each..... Thankfully Graham loves to research and having spent considerable time on the Internet exploring what clothing and other travel essentials are required off we went armed with debit card to Freeport, famed apparently for it's designer labels but this sure wasn't designer label shopping as I imagined it, as the photo ...

    Saffron Walden, Isn't she the daughter in AbFab?

    A travel blog entry by reynauld on Jul 24, 2014

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    ... still use cash payment only.
    Everything has to stop and start for miles as they reach the toll booth.

    It's like the 1990's on the Gateway Bridge. Multiplied by eight or ten lanes each way. It's horrific, especially on a tiny motorbike. But at least I could lane filter and slide up between the cars and trucks for the most part. I'm sure that car park must have taken close to an hour for some vehicles. Imagine if you got through all that and you left ...


    A travel blog entry by carolina.bailey on Jul 06, 2013

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    ... and Andrew and their patience and tolerance. And yeah I have to admit it, I'm pretty amazed at myself too.

    Added some pictures of the state of the car before I emptied it - this was where I spent the majority of my time, reaching one-handedly for food, drink, chargers, maps, tools, CDs, hats... you name it!! You could call it the Survival Fiat!! :-)


    A travel blog entry by iancowden on Jun 26, 2012

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    ... supervision of Gundulf, Bishop of Rochester, the builder of the White Tower at London, which he completed a short while later. William I ordered a stone castle on the strategic route between East Anglia and London. Due to a lack of local quality stone, the Norman builders plundered Roman Colchester to build their keep and chose a site over the ruined Roman Temple of Claudius, incorporating its base into the foundations of the great tower. Colchester had been the ...