The Great Western
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking rooms
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The final week in Leicestershire brought out a lot of different emotions. Happy to be nearly halfway through my trip, excited to see Bronson in the same amount of time that I've been here, looking forward to my next adventure in Scotland. But then there was sadness of having to leave the comforts of Market Bosworth, and of course...the wonderful friends I have made there, and all the horses, dogs and cows I'd also made friends ...
... they didn't have any spare tables for dining so we returned to the barge, moved a long about half a mile and went to the Kings Head: the pub where we began this journey. There we enjoyed an excellent meal, Phil asked the barmaid for an old hooky and played a game of room 101 where each person nominate something they would like to see the end of and everyone votes whether or not they agree. Phil went first. He wanted to put bagless vacuum ...
... from the airport,a shuttle bus takes you to the planes.
As we were here with plenty of time,Tony agreed to ferry me around to old homes and memories! I had such a wonderful day,going first to Barton le Clay where Rex and I first had a home,we took pictures of all the places which Tony will add later.I was so shocked at how the little village had become a town,and had difficulty finding ...
... one where Cromwell won, even though he didn't turn up for the battle, and the King lost who DID turn up. Charles was later to be beheaded. Jean was very upset that some commoner taking over from the King and England became a republic for a short time. She hates Cromwell for a number of reasons, one being the damage caused to Churches and Castles throughout England. She thinks he was a common ...
... the shopping area the tow path degenerated into a mud track so we turned back. Had a wander around the museum and the shops. Weather started off overcast with a bit of sun but it then started to rain very lightly.
Friday. Last night was cloudless and this morning the sun was blazing down on us. I went off to the Air museum. Jean was happy to stay at home. A great place to visit if you like aircraft, so I ...