Best Western Hotel Smokies Park
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I think we lucked out on the weather again today - sunny and warm. In Yorkshire one takes advantage of such a day, so I did a load of laundry and hung it out today. I miss that wonderful smell sheets and towels have when they are dried in the sun.
Andrew's family flies home to Jersey tomorrow, so today we all got together for lunch at the Hare and Hound/Wacky Warehouse.
Just down the road is another slightly larger town of Burge Le Marsh, which also featured in her family’s history. The church and cemetery here were in a better state, even though of a similar age, but there appeared to be more money in town for the upkeep.
From here we were on our way to the township of Boston, but we decided to go via the coast, to the busy seaside town of Skegness. What mayhem for a town ...
... of an extremely rare, moated, 16th century, half timbered manor house virtually untouched since. It looked as if it was a film set but it is totally real. We had a great tour of the building & were very impressed with the place.
Our next stop was Haughmond Abbey, a ruined Augustinian abbey near Shrewsbury, another casualty of the dissolution of the ...
... the night.
Tuesday 15th July - Bollington
Sue & Ken took us to Dunham Massey an NT house which has been set up with its layout as a WW1 Auxiliary Hospital. Actors played short scenes from the period & the beds have the histories of individual patients of the time. The whole thing was very moving & quite disturbing. We then walked around on ...
... themes. We came in on the second level and in the middle was a massive open area which looked down on the food court seating below. That area had a ship theme and a part of a ship had been built at one end which was two stories high. On the front of that was a massive screen which the Olympics were being shown on. The ceiling about that area was huge and was painted to look like the sky.
We went into an American style place for ...