Spindle Lodge Hotel
Travel Blogs from Leicester
Well I think everyone has finally adjuster to UK time with everyone reporting the best nights sleep of the tour, and now that we are fully adjusted, we are off home.... One last visit however, the Walkers Factory in Leicester, its the biggest chip (or Crisps as they call it over here in the UK, as a Chip here is 'fry'), looks like they will be processing about 365,000 MT of potatoes this season and it runs for 362 days per year. So that's 365,000 MT ...
... sightseeing! We went to Burghley House near Stamford in Lincolnshire. It was built in the 1550s-60s by William Cecil who was Lord High Treasurer and Chief Minister to
Queen Elizabeth 1, the 1st Earl of Essex, and spymaster and master of intrigue.
Burghley is a magnificent building and very large. The estate is 11,500 acres and has what must be the largest collection of deer in Britain. The ...
... I wonder if you could research the parts that make up a castle and what their uses were. Ultimately castles were built as fortifications against invading armies. The following website has a timeline of the History of Warwick Castle. https://www.warwick-castle.com/explore/ history-and-restoration.aspx While Willbee and Miss Jeppesen were at Warwick Castle they were filming new episodes of Horrible a Histories. If ...
... m not a list type of person but I was told it would help. I found myself writing hundreds of lists and then writing lists of the lists. I even colour coded some lists. One of my friends asked me what the colours represented yesterday before I packed - I had no idea. So my backpack isn't the most organised - just like me really.
The motto of this trip is 'I'll wing it and see what happens' (don't tell my mum)
... Sounds amazing to me!
Check out my itinerary for the first couple of weeks here:
After that... three weeks of the unknown! Will see what takes my fancy and keep you posted!