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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Had an amazing day in London thanks to our fabulous tour guide Sue Moss. Started with the London Eye which was a fantastic experience. The views across the city were really good. We then headed up past Big Ben to Trafalgar Square and Nanny Jo climbed on lions for fun shots with boys. Then we went into the park near Buckingham palace to hunt …
Today we started off the day with a full English breakfast, luckily Eli refrained from putting marmalade on the toast and dip it in the beans this time. We tried several different jams including a goosebury jam and ginger and orange... I'm not a huge fan but these were so good!
We went on a walking tour with a company called White Rose …
Today we got up early and drove to York, it took about 2.5 hours from my house.
First task was finding ourselves somewhere nice to stay. We managed to find this really lovely B&B called the Grove which we later found out was ranked number 2 of all places to stay in York.
We walked through the city of York to orientate …
Driving to York today with Ruth and Charlie we stopped to view Hadrian's Wall at two locations. Maps 1-2. An 83 year old woman riding nearby said that on a clear day you can see it to the horizon. Running virtually from coast to coast we realise the Romans were making a serious effort to keep the Scots out of their domain. Not a lot has changed in 2000 years has it. We are still building walls either virtually or in other ways to keep others out. Thanks to Charlie for the long ...
... trains were so opulent it was hard to believe. Some of the carriages were designed for royalty so it makes sense. Great little museum, something different. An interesting part was seeing the live screens form the switching control room at the nearby York railway station and seeing the trains come past the building. On the way back I walked along the city walls. These walls used to surround the (much smaller) city in the Roman days. Not all of it remains, but ...