The Oliver Cromwell Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from March
We are now moored up in Hemingford Grey where we used to live, ready for the Regatta later today. It is the oldest village regatta in the country and only residents of Hemingford Grey and Hemingford Abbots can take part in the rowing, canoeing or punt races. There are 170 - 180 races planned for all ages from 7 to 70, so it should be a great day, especially as the weather is playing it's part as well.
A wet day. So we checked out of Bassmead and returned to Hilary and jez's place, buying supplies for a family bbq on the way. Were joined by all the NZ contingent over the course of the afternoon, and we cooked a simple sausage sizzle for everyone. A simple salad for ...
... breakfast boxes… I knew we were close to landing!
We landed safely in London and made it through customs with no problems (although my customs officer asked me a million questions while Allison’s barely asked her anything!) By the time we made it to baggage claim, we were able to spot both of our bags immediately and venture off to find Cheryl. London traffic tied her up from picking us up for a little bit, but Cheryl eventually ...
... to the right is Reach Lode. We opted for Reach Lode first, which goes for two miles and is very narrow, with reeds brushing the boat on both sides. Assured by the guidebook that there is space to turn at the end and a GOBA mooring we continued to the end of the Lode. We found that the mooring was only big enough for a very small boat, and there was also a sign saying “No mooring without the consent of Reach Parish Council”. There was no ...
... tops and told the story simply and clearly.
Southwold came with good reviews. The Lonely Planet said it was “one of the very prettiest seaside resorts in Eastern England”. This time they were right. Perched mostly behind a cliff (protected by massive groynes) the houses and apartments were colourful and interesting. A large, tall, white lighthouse sprouted from a residential street, looking slightly misplaced behind the sea front. And not ...