The Victoria Hotel
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The alarm was set for 5:45am, not something I enjoy. I woke up a couple of minutes before the alarm, I think a lot of people do this, do you? Mary was up and about and we were both ready when the taxi arrived at 6.45.
Getting on the ferry is easy, no passport or luggage checks. We moved to seats near the window and prepared for the 2hr …
... used to produce power for a long time. Consequently, mills were built here. I haven't read up on all the history of them, but have a few photos of the information. I also went into their visitor centre. They have gone to a lot of trouble to make the valley accessible with walking trails and bits fenced off for safety. I also noticed one part was a designated rock climbing area, with a request for 'no fouling'. I presume they mean dogs?
... We ran into Maureen twice while walking around the shopping area.
We did find the items we were wanted, along with a few used books from the charity shop and custard tarts from Teale's bakery - something Paul misses almost as much as fish and chips and pork pies.
Back at the house, we took care of some chores for Barbara and then Brian came by and we had a tea break. Its nice ...
Set off from home just before 2.30pm. Had a good ride over on the motorway as you do. Got within 48miles of Manchester City and we had to drop down to 50mph then 40mph because of queueing. So had a steady run then it picked up again, then we came upon more queues. Then incident ahead which appeared to be roadworks. We were pleasEd to get off the M62 onto the M60. Geoff had already checked where we needed to be on Google ...
... prize offered for person who can pick what that is. Excellent time had. Weariness approaching, we let Francis take us towards Shrewsbury where a most cordial lady sold us an already booked room in a fairly plain hotel we found. Apologetically, She then found us a spot in a converted Georgian Rectory. Looks like it should be a scene from Pride and Prejudice and Bernadette is in heaven. We keep waiting for Mr Collins to ...