The Channings Hotel
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... an hour away by train. We had an idyllic day - sunshine, paddling pool, running through the fields, fishing in the river (Thames), Pimms and a long pub lunch. All we needed was lashings of ginger beer and it would have been a Famous Five book!! Just a small aside - Brazil and Croatia are about to run out for the first game of the World Cup - ...
... way of doing beach for us. The pier was about 300metres long, lots of benches so you could sit in the sun and at the end there were restaurants and lots and lots of arcade games. I couldn't tempt Nev in to the house of horror or on to the crazy circus ride.
We retraced our steps. I managed to do a little shopping on the way to the car park and then took the same route to catch all those photos we missed on the way ...
... The address of the guest house was given as Garden Place, which is part of Upper Bristol Road! And to boot there were no parking lines on both sides and a footpath diverted onto the road on the other side. I figured with all the messing around I was allowed to stop on no parking lines between no stopping cones. It worked, and while Shirley sorted out ...
Despite having seen tons of pictures of Stonehenge, it was pretty impressive. Beautiful day too! What they don't tell you is that once you get to the visitor center, Stonehenge is actually about...a mile maybe? from it, so you can talk or take the bus, but why take the bus on a beautiful day?!?! It was a nice walk, and I'd have liked to see Woodhenge, but there just wasn't any time. I'm glad Levi and Jake wanted to walk too.
Bath is ...
... wouldn't exist without him (he was a guidance counsellor or something) but mostly he just seemed to like the sound of his own voice. Had **** presentation technique where he would talk to the wall instead of the group and just was really quite self indulgent. Bit we enjoyed it all the same.
After the tour ended we headed back to our hotel, got the most delicious middle eastern wrap on the way for lunch and hopped on the train to cruise the 13 minutes to Bath. Bristol. Tick
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