The Cottage in the Wood
Travel Blogs from Malvern Wells
Today was quite warm by UK standards and Derek and I had a pleasant walk along the canal in the morning before joining the Grimer family for a very tasty Sunday roast lunch. Rob and Fi then took us to Croome Park, an 18th century country house and estate where we enjoyed a walk through the house and grounds. Rob then dragged me out into the fields to go blackberry picking and Derek and I dropped in for a chat with Lesley's parents, Ray and Doreen, before supper and a chat with Rob and ...
Slept well and enjoyed a lengthy swim in Rob's pool before breakfast. Water was surprisingly warm for this time of the year. After breakfast Derek and I headed off to meet his family in Hereford. We arrived at Malcolm and Fiona's home in Lugwardine just before 12 and found that most of the family were already there. I met the rest of the Harris family, Sarah and husband Simon and daughter Isabella who was very cute and was ...
... given fruit and yogurts to take for lunch as well. Some start to the day !!
We visited the small towns of Bourton-on -the-Water, The Slaughters (Upper & Lower), Bibury, Mourton-in-Marsh, and Snowshill. Bourton, the Slaughters, and Snowshill we found to be beautiful and everything we thought the Cotswolds would be. Bibury was the same, but a big wedding took over most of the very small village ...
... unpacked and car empty! We take the car to a park and ride as we can't park where we are staying. The bike lanes in Oxford are as wide as a car lane! And little the lanes are busy with little ones with their mum and dad riding along. Ok, so we are parked and on a double decker bus heading back into Oxford, it's cheap parking and Taking the bus. Tomorrow we will look around Oxford and go to a Francis Bacon and Henry Moore exhibition at ...
... of different salads. A short game of bridge followed with Derek and I getting all the cards and then it was time for bed. We have the whole of the garage flat to ourselves which is nice. It is about to be converted to a proper home and likely that the girls will move in when it is completed so lucky we arrived before the building work ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
Lovely location and rooms
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