Travel Blogs from Southam
... left to fill in the afternoon. Turns out we were right about the appeal, but we did some shopping and were back bi about 4pm.
At shortly after 5:00 we headed to the pub for dinner, which serves an awesome grilled haddock
with chips and mushy peas. Now at 7pm, we are in our room having coffee/tea and winding down.
Off to York tomorrow !
There is a lovely pace of life in the Cotswolds and the lanes and roads are quintessential England: trees that meet over the road and feels like you are driving inside a green tunnel. The honey coloured stone lets you know exactly where in England you are even if you don't have a map or a GPS. After having a lovely meander through the stone-walled lanes and wandering though an open garden, I set off for a short drive to the Cotswold Wildlife Park. ...
... for the Merlin tour and the dungeon tour. We had some time so we wandered down to the mill and down to the trebuchet that was waiting to b e shot during the day. A wander through the castle (photography IS allowed) for about a half an hour found us ready to join the group at the Merlin Tour. It was OK, only going for about 15 minutes but had a dragon that spoke to people from behind a mirror.
Our next trek was to ...
... mixed with rain in the morning so Meagan and I sat under cover at the bow of the boat and left the boys in the stern to steer. It fined up in the afternoon and the sun came out, putting a different light on the canal. We experienced a bit of boat rage when we got stuck behind a very slow boat going back through the tunnel and had to almost stop our boat to avoid bumping them. They did not speed up when we were back in the open and when we called out to them to ...
... After leaving Stratford we passed through and or stopped to walk Chipping, woodstock Stow on the Wold and other very nice towns , quite different to other places we had seen
We got home at about 5pm and by 7pm we had driven to another village pub for a very nice meal.
Our stay with the Peacoks ended the next day when they made sure we were on the right road to