The Potters Heron
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"Longleat". A well appointed residence with very royal connections now famous for its Lion Safari park, previously famous for its huge maze, previously famous for its Capability Brown designed grounds, previously famous as the family home of the Duke of Bath, which it still is. The gardens are lavish and as flamboyant as the current Duke. The …
... br> We also had a look over Lord Nelsons Ship....a real man of war vessel ..guns every where.
The day out also included a harbour cruise.
That night we visited a country pub before going to the Cricketers for Dinner
Next Day after lunch Mike Led us Heathrow to drop off the hire car then catch our flight to Bangkok.
Overall we had 2 very good days. It was great to see Mike and Heather again.
... We visited the grave of Jane Austin which confused John no end. He thought Jane Austin was a novel written by "one of those Bronte sisters". Given that it was pouring down outside, the light in the cathedral was very dull. The lady at the cathedral selling guide books clearly didn't feel we had seen the cathedral at it's best and insisted on showed us photos of what we could have seen - the cathedral as the sunlight filled the aisles as well ...
An early start was in order today as we knew we had to get to Hilltop as it opened to get on the car park. After a brisk journey, including the sight of some early morning skinny dipping, we arrived and queued. Very excited and impressed with the whole thing, the house and garden were amazing. The house is like a time capsule and you can see her inspirations at every turn. If you visit, don't forget to look out for her books opened to ...
We packed up and headed for our favourite Morrison's, which was not far from the campsite. The staff were friendly and we were able to change the pitch we had been allocated very easily. The pitch sizes are decent size and the site is very peaceful. The showers were badly designed and if you are not careful, everything can get wet. It needs a ...
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