St Giles House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Norwich
Some of you may have seen on Foxtel the 5 star Hotel here in Norwich!! The one and only 5 star hotel in town. It is owned by a Russian family, of which the lady decorated it in a very opulent manner, however she spent almost double her original budget. So off we went to have a look, the outside is stunning, however the inside was a lot smaller than …
... Crowland for lunch. It's amazing what you find off the major roads. We had lunch near a small three way bridge that crossed a stream at it's junction with another, hence the need for a three way bridge. It was called Trinity Bridge, and the first bridge on the site dates from the year 970AD (no there's not a number missing from the year). There's a statue on the bridge that is thought to be either Christ, or King Ethelred.
We were making good ...
... into the hotel which was located within easy walking distance of this interesting city.
This is a city with a very mixed past, from ROMAN, then the Vikings followed by the GERMAN until 1066 when William the Conqueror, defeated them and started a long period of English King, not of course without intrigue and bloodshed.
... Stratford station. All 3 of us plus bikes plus a woman with a pushchair squeezed into a lift. When the doors opened on the opposite side we found we were so wedged in that we could nt get out at all. Thought that might be the end of our hol.
We arrived at our hotel at about 5.30, drank too much celebratory red wine and went to ...
Day 16 2nd Cliousclat to Pont St Esperit 43 miles
Looks downhill all the way
Day 17 3rd. Pont St Esperit to Uzes. 26 miles
LAST DAY. hopefully, Rog, our neighbour in Uzes will join us for the last leg
The finish includes a 3 mile hill.....no problem.