The White Bear
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- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Woke to bright sunshine so caught up with a bit of washing before we headed off to the Horse and Groom pub at Bourton on the Hill. Here we met up with Richard and Liz who had driven up from Cornwall. We all enjoyed a lovely lunch which lasted well into the afternoon. Then spent the evening by the log fire catching up and with the boys reminiscing about childhood days in ...
... deeded to the National Trust to preserve the heritage of that particular garden and to preserve the heritage of gardens and gardening in England. Some of them are hundreds of years old! The Arts and Crafts movement in gardens talks of: reiterating the dependence of art upon Nature with a capital N : 'The work of the artist is always marked by its fidelity to Nature'. It was a restatement of one of the principles of the Arts and Crafts ...
... was born and buried. We went to the local church and graveyard and found his grave. We then took the bus to Oxford. We wandered around looking at the amazing buildings.
The next day we drove to see our Uncle Allan and Aunty Pam in Luton. On the way we went on the M1 motorway. One part was very slow and then we saw on the other side a truck and eight car pile up. That side was at a standstill. We ...
Finally, Summer broke out in Oxford. The beautiful weather we have been enjoying, gave way today to a thunderstorm and heavy rain!
We decided to arrive at the Cathedral when it opened, to avoid the crowds of tourists, primarily dominated by Chinese and Japanese students. This we did and were fortunate in receiving a personal guided tour from one of the Stewards. He informed us that he had been a student here in the ...
... Hill was a castle ruin called Kenilworth. Yes, another castle, and no we didn't end up going in. There are paths all around the property and I believe even one of the long walking paths for the Cotswolds runs down the side. This was perfectly set on a hill in the middle of fields of wildflowers and lush grass. This area was dammed off back in the day to create a moat in
defense of the castle. They even jousted on top of the wall of the dam. The roads are pretty narrow here and I ...