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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews The Crown & Thistle Abingdon
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... few miles until it told us to turn left down a lane which got smaller and smaller until grass appeared down the middle. There was no turning back it was too narrow, we were riding on both banks, with everything crossed that nothing would come the other way, we had to carry on. Eventually we turned a corner and saw the end, just as a car was pulling into the lane. We ...
... lanes by the SatNav, we gave up and went back to the village and found a park. With rain pouring down we sat and had lunch wondering if Tess really wanted a walk! Eventually the rain slowed and we walk round what was an arboretum. Some beautiful trees including acers, eucalyptus and mimosas. On returning we decided that an awning was a must, for this country's weather, wellies, water proof and of course wet ...
Today we picked up our motor home, a Pilote Sensation, after having a whistle stop tour and instructions on all the various electronic devises and came away with our heads in a spin! We then zoomed off to our first campsite near Nuneaton doing an average of 12mph. Hopefully not too many frustrated drivers behind us, but in fairness being left hand drive and a vehicle that seemed like 10 times ...
... wandering the city and even catching a movie. It was almost like a mini vacation from being a tourist for a few days, which was really nice. My friend left to go back home to Germany on the 19th and I stuck around for one more night in Birmingham as I planned out my next few days to Bristol and the surrounding area. Only one week left in the UK for me!
... and much of it is high above the valley on an embankment, with several roads going underneath, including the M5. There are good views from here. Birmingham is very hilly.
We timed it badly, as the schools were just finishing for the day, and a lot of kids in uniform were wandering along the towpath. As we passed under a bridge, a plastic drink bottle landed on the roof. It could have been worse!
We had to visit the weedhatch to clear a large piece ...