Travel Blogs from Wigan
... mark the 900th birthday of the Cathedral.
The choir stalls, which were built in 1380, are both beautiful and grotesque. Part of their beauty lies in the delicate high spiky intricate canopy which is perched above the stalls, and part of their grotesqueness lies in the wonderful carvings at the end of each stall, and on the misericords.
Thanks to Google I now know that a misericordia or act of mercy seat was a really clever medieval way of helping the old and ...
... Beatles played nearly 300 shows. It was a pretty surreal experience to sit watching a local guy play some Beatles covers on the exact stage the band used to play on. Another exhibit we saw was part of the Maritime Museum on the docks. It was a museum dedicated to the story of black slavery - slaves in America, UK, France and other nations who felt the need to take humans from Africa and own them. A very powerful exhibition which left you asking the question "how could ...
We found a book about the teachings of Buddha in our manchester hotel room. This occupied most of our evening. This morning we went to McDonalds to book our bnb for Barcelona. We had a seriously *************necting to the wifi there and a lady who worked their spent her time trying to help us connect. When we eventually gave up frustrated, we insisted it was ok. It was not ok... She replied with, "no it's not ok... I'll get a manager". Her dedication to helping us, was a really special ...
... weekend so not to expect a reply until mid week.
For those of you who followed Roger and me on our aborted cycle-camping trip in France this summer - you'll be really glad to know that Roger is doing as well as can be expected, but the doctor has told him that it will be 4-6 weeks re-cooperation time.
My bike is not too well at the moment - just as Roger became ill in France the cable to my ...
Well only two more days to go before I fly off to Canada. Am still commenting on WetCanvas as though I am not attending (how did I become such a good liar??)
Trying to get things in order so our John can cope when I leave - have left enough food for one week - after that - well he is on his own. I don't hold out much hope to be honest as last time I left ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Brocket Arms Wigan
Other places to stay in Wigan
Orchard Street, Wigan | 3 star hotelfrom $63
Warrington Road, Wigan | Hotelfrom $81
53 Warrington Road, Wigan | Hotelfrom $77
236 Wigan Lane, Wigan | Hotelfrom $65
Warrington Road (A573), Wigan | Hotelfrom $64