Hangar Hotel Hatfield
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... locals who had forgotten their ID's" - so we were delighted with the freebie! Hatfield has some stunning "old" buildings..... many dating back to when dating hadn't been thought of! And the pubs are all oldy worldy beamy happy places! We stopped into the Horse & Groom for a pint of "Fanny's Best" (or something equally peculiarly or offensively named brew), where everybody seemed to have known us all their lives! The locals ...
... anything looking good for even 10 years, and some poor bugger has got the responsibility of keeping this stuff looking good for ever. I wouldn't want to be that person, and for that reason I say that I wouldn't want to live here with that hanging over my head.
After an hour or so I was glad to get out of there and into the wonderfully maintained gardens, which were host to an annual display of all kinds of sculptures and ...
... time in The Holocaust exhibition. I am no stranger to the event; I studied it multiple times in school and Dad is very interested in war history so I knew about it from a young age, but this was the first time in recent years I had seen anything on it. I will never be able to fully comprehend the ordeal the Jewish people went through, nor how so many people could be convinced by one man that it was okay to treat other humans in such a way. More than three ...
... not gaudy and opulent. I can't take photos inside at all. We are then taken into the royal entry area where the stairs lead the royals up 2 floors, it's the way they enter the building then straight across the walkway and into the Royal Box. Just up a set of stairs is the private royal "throne" but we didn't get to see that! Adjacent to the royal staircase is the royal retiring room. I get to sit in the queen's chair as it has arms - ...
... the Gunpowder Plot. Cecil starting building the current house in 1607 and knocked down all but 1/4 of the original palace. One of the stories told about the family was about Lady Emily Mary Hill who was married to the 1st Marquess. I had to look this up, so I got it right: She was striking, domineering, and energetic and she was the chief Tory hostess of the time. She was famous for being outspoken and eccentric. She rode about the estate scattering money to ...
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