Travel Blogs from Bradford-on-Avon
... an Elderflower cordial.
Only a short distance away was Castle Combe, another unspoilt village tucked away in a pretty valley, away from the main roads. It was so beautiful, so tranquil and again we wandered around in the light rain. The little houses are so cute and well looked after, and a clear little brook tinkled under the stone bridge. Being in the Cotswolds, most of the buildings are made of the local limestone, which weathers to a mellow golden ...
The month of April has seen us heading to Bristol, Grant had another assessment exam, this time we headed to Bristol City College. The weather was good for a while and it was a relatively short hop compared to the long drive to Luton a couple of weeks back. Grant also headed to Gloucester the next day, this time Jayne kept him company for the drive. The motorways were a ...
... were struggling. I even had a go with the kids and Julie got herself a lovely hand-sewn pouch as a present. She could keep her iPhone in it, or her coins, or her postcard collection, or pretty much anything. Very useful – every girl needs one.
On Thursday, Julie and I made our way into town to see Jersey Boys with mum and dad. They had seen it a few timed before, but for Julie and I, it was the first time. Friday was ...
... in the Crimean War. It is referred to as the ship that changed the world, so a lot of trouble has gone into its restoration. From 1886 it was docked in the Falkland Islands, then towed back to Bristol in 1970 to its original dry dock. The iron hull is in a special sealed section to stop any more rust, and we were able to walk around, below the water line, which was a bit scary. We also did a tour around the decks and cabins. They were so small, especially ...
So many ancient rocks for Elliot to examine today! We went to the ancient sites of Avebury and Stonehenge where prehistoric English tribes had placed giant rocks in circle formations over 5000 years ago. Between the two, Avebury is bigger, older, and less crowded. The ancient Aveburians (a word I just made up today) had built a 2/3 mile wide trench and hill around their settlement for defense. The then added boulders in smaller circles inside the trench and hill along with a ...
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