Roman Way Hotel
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... it was rather nice again.
The biggest problem with the rain was that it meant there was nowhere to sit, and standing at the back of the boat seems rather odd when you aren't in control of the tiller, plus Carrie moans that she can't see round me.
So we found my parents and grandparents walking down the canal towards us as we reached Hopwas, after a small debate we decided we would pull in and pick them up. It would be hard to outrun someone on ...
We had a destination of Hopwas to reach for lunch time on the 12th so the plan was to get as far as we could before mooring up for the night.
I had hoped we would reach Armitage but it looked doubtful, the only reason we made it was due to not finding reasonable moorings. All we found was private moorings and permit ...
We stopped for lunch just south of Great Haywood, but first we went through Tixall Wide. Basically Tixall House didn't want their view spoilt by a canal, so it was disguised as a lake. Seems like a clever way to disguise a canal, and is quite an impressive thing as you come round the corner to find a massive expanse of water before you.
We stopped a little further on for lunch at a nice little lock side restaurant which gave us ...
... depressing - this is obviously an area of high unemployment - bars full of men nursing drinks - and local populace not that friendly. Lotsa v. fat folk!! Back to in Hinkley amongst the horse set quite different atmosphere friendly and helpful. Served by young waitress with discoloured and missing teeth - the English have the worst teeth in the ...
... shops. Then onto Coventry & the Stratford-upon-Avon river. Very nice & we saw Shakespeare's house & Ann Hathaway's house had our group Cosmos Tour pic taken here. There were canal boats on the Avon River. Then off to our hotel for the night which was a pleasant surprise, nice rooms & great meals. All in all a good days ...