The Old Rectory Hotel
Travel Blogs from Crostwick
... that have occurred over the centuries. Someone has calculated that a parish church with a population of 1,000 people living around it might have had up to 20,000 people buried in the churchyard since it was built. Amazing!
Tomorrow we head for Banbury, via Cambridge, then Oxford the night after. We drop the hire car off in Oxford, and on Friday make our way by train to Chipping Campden.
Bye for now,
Alan and Nise.
It was a pretty nerve racking day....we picked the car up at Marble Arch,...set the GPS and headed of for Norwich.
Driving out of central London Isn't something I would like to do every day....there were lots of road works, and rounderbouts, bus lanes, highway numbers to look out for....by the time I reached Norwich I was ...
... Stratford station. All 3 of us plus bikes plus a woman with a pushchair squeezed into a lift. When the doors opened on the opposite side we found we were so wedged in that we could nt get out at all. Thought that might be the end of our hol.
We arrived at our hotel at about 5.30, drank too much celebratory red wine and went to ...
... 5 22nd Mons en Laonnois to Epernay. 60 miles.
Another long day. Some stunning views expected. (Means hills)
Day 6 23rd Rest day in Epernay.
Day 7 24th. Epernay to Troyes 63 miles.
Long but hopefully not too hilly
Day 8 25th Morning round Troyes, ...
... time we planned and then caught a cab into Heathrow. The bloody M25 was blocked so it took us 1.5hours to travel less than 10kms. Fun fun fun Our flight to Istanbul was on time, Melanie managed to check her luggage in hours early and escape to the lounge.. so a good end to a months holiday as we waved goodbye to her and set off to Turkey anticipating our 7 star cruise... and the Butler of course ...