The Wheelwrights Arms
Travel Blogs from Monkton Combe
... the hills, they have had to underpin a whole suburb to stop the houses falling. Any construction in Bath today has to be off bath stone, so much of the city looks the same. The Abbey Cathedral in the city centre has so many rotting old dead saints in it that the floor is starting to cave in. It will be an interesting challenge for Jesus on the last day. The ...
Off to check Cardiff out. Another city.
Onto Bath - wandered around. Used the park and ride, which are common around here since the cities are congested because of the narrow 1800 streets. Definitely the best way to discover what cities are all about is (a) find the information centre and (b) ride the on ...
... to visit Oxford, but the traffic was an absolute nightmare and we gave it up. Who’d have thought smart academic types could have road rage like normal people?
Today we visited Bristol and the highlight was the Clifton Suspension Bridge. This is one of Brunel’s finest achievements as an engineer and is a spectacular bridge towering 75m above the Avon river. Like all great engineering endeavours it has an ...
I'm still attempting to get my Visa processed for my trip to China / Tibet. I though the Russians were awkward however that one was a piece of cake in comparison to this. I have bored plenty of people moaning about this issue now! The Chinese are very cautious when letting people see their homeland. That said, things are looking far more optimistic on this front, although the Chinese need confirmation of entry into the country (& train tickets can only be ...
... old, with more recently established nineteenth century buildings, complimenting the ancient baths. We spent some time there absorbing all the ancient, historic archeology of the Roman baths. We walked around a lot of the city, viewing the River Avon and the Royal Crescent. After spending the morning there we headed off to the Cotswolds area, Rod taking the A46, the first scenery we encounter is trees and lots of greenery. Off the main road we encounter a lot of dodging and weaving ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking