The Brew House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Royal Tunbridge Wells
23rd May - Friday
Not an early start, especially after yesterday. A five am alarm and out of here early, then on our feet most of the day caused us to take a little while to get ourselves going today.
Our adventure today was, The British Museum again, Alex had told us about an exhibition that only started yesterday, about Mummies. Russ and I decided we had seen ...
... their group! We met our tour guide at Sheppard's Bush and hopped on a coach to get to Hampton Court Palace, Henry VIII's palace (that he stole from Cardinal Wosley). It took us about 45 minutes to get there. The outside of the palace looked impressive! Our guide, Joel, was super knowledgable about English history and he took us into the Great Hall. They used the Hall for banquets and performances, and it is very likely Shakespeare would have performed there (as part of ...
... the city streets, which
was really cool. The street party on New Year's Eve wasn't really our cup
of tea - just a bunch of people cramped into a few city streets drinking for
the sake of getting drunk. There were some bands playing but neither of us new
any of them so we kind of just found ourselves caught in the crush of the
crowds not really going anywhere in particular. There were fireworks every
hour in the countdown to midnight, which were good, ...
... lunch menu and a nice fire, gas, but still nice. Lunch was lovely, we were in a room by ourselves, sitting by the fire watching Sky news, which featured the floods and the weather to come - not good. We were not in any hurry, to go back out, we were going to get brave and go and see the Turner and The Sea exhibition when we got a phone call from Steve saying Winston was ready when we were. No decision, lets get on a bus and pick ...
... a underground worker who told us that Wokingham wasn't a place. He asked us where did we get that name from, we said from a man who lives there and showed him the text message. He made an inquiry on his walkie talkie and found out there is such a place, so he sent us up one set of escalators to a McDonald's then go up another set. We came out at a good size train station 20 or 21 platforms, went and bought our tickets, then to platform 19 for ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center