The Blakeney Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... br> There was no way we could see all of the dragons, but we did see a lot, so we called it a day and headed back from Norwich on the 16.54 East Midlands Trains service to Nottingham (nicely before the football crowds hit the streets) for the journey back to Nottingham which, with a quick connection, had us back into Derby at 20.07.
It really was a most pleasant day out and if you want to hunt for the GoGoDragons then be in Norwich before the 5th September 2015!
... other side.
For lunch, Richard and Pat had bought Cromer crab and Samphire which is a seaweed. Lunch was crab sandwiches with Samphire salad. Seafood just isn't appealing to me yet, so I made a grill cheese with ketchup and Pat had made rice pudding with fresh strawberries from her garden.
We hopped in the van and drove to Norwich, about 45 minutes away. First stop was the East Anglia Squash and Racquet ...
... is infamous for its crabs. Richard took us to the Cromer Lawn Tennis and Squash Club, CLTSC. This is where he and his wife, Pat ( not to be confused with our host Pat) met. I was drooling when we arrived here. There were 10 grass tennis courts as well as 3 mini tennis courts...on grass. There was a county junior tennis tournament going on and the place was buzzing. Some of our crew hit a squash ball as a warm up for the evening match. I just enjoyed ...
... worried. I stopped at the café and picked up a cheese scone and a fizzy juice. I just couldn't face Pat's lovely sandwiches though I did have a piece of ginger cake. For some reason, a plain sweetness really appeals to me right now.
We spent the next couple of hours, touring the mansion itself. There were a lot of very knowledgeable volunteers who could answer all of our questions. It was a self-guided tour through all of the rooms.
To finish our ...
... br> Seven Oaks to Charing Cross took about 35 minutes. Then I walked to Embankment and picked up the Circle Line to Liverpool Station. I was about 45 minutes early for my train so I grabbed a latte and waited.
The train journey to Norwich was almost 2 hours, 10 minutes behind schedule with a very apologetic announcement that the British do so well.
Richard Millman was there to pick me up in the 20 passenger van he had ...