Old Trafford Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... entirely owned and very few, if any, still rented to employees. William became an art collector - at first to find paintings suitable for advertising soap. In the Gallery was the Bubbles painting that as a child I remember advertising Pears soap. Pears was a rival, but was taken over by Lever brothers about 1915. So William (later Lord Leverhulme) built the art gallery and named it for his wife, and built a ...
... s later known as Robin Hood. His exploits and deeds are recorded in Court records and such a person was given a pardon by King Richard 1. The township of Edwinstow, just a few k’s south of the Forest, is a lovely township too. In the Forest, we did get to see some of the majestic oak trees that are reputed to live over 1000 years, and one, the Major Oak, reputed to be one that was the meeting place for Robin & co.
... of an extremely rare, moated, 16th century, half timbered manor house virtually untouched since. It looked as if it was a film set but it is totally real. We had a great tour of the building & were very impressed with the place.
Our next stop was Haughmond Abbey, a ruined Augustinian abbey near Shrewsbury, another casualty of the dissolution of the ...
... the night.
Tuesday 15th July - Bollington
Sue & Ken took us to Dunham Massey an NT house which has been set up with its layout as a WW1 Auxiliary Hospital. Actors played short scenes from the period & the beds have the histories of individual patients of the time. The whole thing was very moving & quite disturbing. We then walked around on ...
... to go through, they weren't going through yet just stood there which was funny, we laughed anyway! I had my bag searched and they were confused at my wind up torch haha. We walked to sit down to board and would you bloody believe it, free water! You could fill up little envelopes of water! Amazing! We boarded the plane, next stop manila? Nope! A surprise flight to Xiamen, which was ok because it broke down a 4hour flight down to 2 2hour flights, and we got 2meals instead ...