The Old Parsonage
Travel Blogs from Stafford
I'm spending two weeks in Birmingham! And my niece and nephew are awesome! Ava now gets me put her to bed every night! It's great! And this time she'll remember me! I made a pavlova with her and that went very well! We've also gone to some indoor play places which she has really enjoyed. she likes showing me what she can do! Saturday we went to a beer festival! It ...
... Jessie, they are only a year apart. On Friday I caught the train into Watford on the outskirts of London were I met a few of my international friends. We had booked tickets to the Harry Potter Studio Tour months ago. The tour was very cool. It had a lot of props and sets from the movies including the Great Hall, Gryfindor bedroom and common room as well as costumes, props and interesting information. Out in the backlot they had 4 Privet Drive, ...
... stairs. The adults, Emma and Geoff, Mark and Kerry, Chris and Rachel (formerly the kids) and Lin and Henry, John and Cheryl, Ali and Jum, Suzy and Dave. It has been 6 years since Liz's wedding when were last here, so it was really lovely to see everyone - honestly it was almost like a time warp. It didn't seem like so long had passed.
The best part though was to watch and listen to all ...
... than happy to get the bikes up to the normal landscape.
Having lost our course due to the landslide, we reset the GPS to make best time/distance to our destination. This takes us onto some busy A roads, but between bike lanes and dual use paths, we travel along without any problems. We carry on through Wolverhampton, but still the rain precludes stopping for any photos. Never mind, keep the wheels turning.
At the reception, we get ...
Headed down to Birmingham to see One Direction on tour (in concert) and also was fortunate enough to meet them also at the New Hall Hotel and Spa (thanks to extremely high taxi fares). Also got an extremely hideous and disastrous picture with Harry... Thanks ...
Other places to stay in Stafford
Acton Court, Stafford | 3 star hotelfrom $77
Eccleshall Road, Stafford | 3 star hotelfrom $70
46-46a Greengate Street, Stafford | 3 star hotelfrom $136
1 Hurricane Close, Stafford | Hotelfrom $87
1 Spitfire Close, Stafford | Hotelfrom $89
7 Salter Street , Stafford | Hotelfrom $99
Hough Retail Park, Stafford | Hotelfrom $65