The Burton Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
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... has it that whenever the country is in danger Wild Edric appears riding his horse at the head of his band of rebels. He was seen for instance at the onset of the First World War. His true fate is not known but his ghost is thought to live in the mines of the nearby Stiperstone caves. The Stiperstones, on the Wild Edric route, and seen from a distance today, sit on top of a local hill and were reputedly dropped there by the Devil on a particularly bad day (for Him and ...
... We had a short break, a cup of tea and a pastry with chocolate pieces. The next job was to climb Dysgwilfa Hill (the little mountain) a 200 metre climb which was readily accomplished followed by a 3 mile walk through gently rolling fields to a town called Gladestry. Here we watched a young pony try to drink it's riders cider but resisted the temptation to get any ourselves. We successfully implemented the 3/4 rule and made it to ...
... indicating the presence of an Olympian in the town. That night whilst sampling the local cider in the Blue Boar (Dunkerton's 6%) we learned that this was because the Para Olympic gold medalist Josie Pearson a discus thrower lives in Hay on Wye. She is a frequenter of the Blue Boar but we don't know if she is a Dunkerton's fan. After just one half pint of cider each we set off home and fell asleep in front of 'Have I got news for you', chaired by Jack Dee but couldn't tell you much ...
... piece of engineering. Our drive also took us through the Lake District and back into Wales.
Tonight we are staying in a Travelodge at Wooferton between Ludlow and Tenbury Wells and had dinner at the Salwey Arms Hotel, a place we had always planned on visiting while staying at Tenbury, but never found the time. Tomorrow we continue our drive south, this time to Sussex, where we will spend the week exploring the south coast of England.
It was forecast but we hoped it wouldn't eventuate. Yes we woke this morning to rain. We decided that a rainy Sunday would not be the best time to further explore the Cotswalds, so instead we thought we'd do the town of Gloucester before heading to Ross-on-Wye to visit Goodrich Castle which had been recommended to us. Our host Erik cooked us an amazing breakfast before we ventured off. ...