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... to spent about 10 minutes in the cold wind cleaning the clay out of the tread of our shoes.
We drove the next 30 minutes into Battle but no-one (except Dad) was interested in the Battle of Hasting with William the Conqueror so it turns out to be a "drive-by" of the Abbey built on the site. So it was onto Leeds Castle with the interesting points along the way being the picturesque villages and flooded road that GPS navigation app took us down. It was very expensive to get tickets ...
... and flats. We are in a rabbit warren of a place, with many steps, by far the steepest I have seen yet. But the view straight out into the English Channel makes up for it. There is quite a heavy swell, and the waves make a loud noise on the stones. No sand on this beach either.
The internet here too weak for my tablet, so I haven't included many photos tonight. These ones took two hours to upload!
... divers around the Hastings area. I completed a pair of brass rubbings of a ship's seal and a statue of St Michael, for Dad... in all, the museum was very interesting and highly educational. Even the gift shop contained items of interest that I hadn't seen in any other shop!
From there, we caught the East Hill Railway up the "Steepest Hill in Britain"- I wouldn't doubt it, either! It was pretty sheer and I don't envy the ...
... also helped to give the chickens some medicine – thankfully I didn’t
have to hold the chickens, just put the medicine in their mouths using a
pipette! The family were very pleasant and the food was good. The room was
small and a little on the cold side, but perfectly adequate. I was there with
another HelpXer called ...
... and the sea gate which was part of the fortified town walls and used to lead down to the harbour below, but now leads down to the flat plain of marshland and fields stretching as far as the eye can see to the sea beyond.
Winchelsea is a delightful little town, obviously with a great community spirit, with mostly retired residents, and with a little shop for every need- butcher, baker, Post Office, two pubs etc. It’s so nice we have placed it ...