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Travel Blogs from Castle Donington
Finally at Donnington and we catch up with Michele and Marty who, like us, have arrived on the evening before the event starts. After settling the Chevron in its garage for the weekend we all enjoy a meal together at the hotel we are staying at and a glass of vino or two to celebrate Michele's birthday.
Friday sees the arrival of Henry, …
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Today was a slow day in terms of the time spent on the go. We were up and in to breakfast at 7:30 as the "Farm Lodge" hosts serve breakfast from 7 - 8:30 only. Had another good breakfast, getting us off to a good start to our day. Then back to the room to get cleaned up and ready to go.
We headed out at just after 9am ...
... and we had to slow down to tickover two or three times to let them get away from us.
In the tunnel we met a cyclist coming the other way. When he saw our boat he said he was from Felonious Mongoose.
At the end of the tunnel, as we approached Dudley Port Junction another boat crossed our bows on the Main Line heading from right to left. The brassy boat in front of us turned left and followed them. As there would be lock queues if we ...
... to rain so we called in at a pub for coffee. It soon stopped raining and we got back to Dave. He showed us the miniatures level with all the painted figures they sell. they were just fantastic and Dave showed us his favourites. We went to the town centre to get some food and visit the castle. Dave could eat at Buckman's the cafe at the Games Workshop. We ate at The Trip To Jerusalem parts of which are the oldest ...
Pick up Sat Morning. Smooth handover. SC- Can you feel it? DC - No hardly tell it's there. First outing in the new Van at our first C&C site in Ashbourne. Lovely Site. Friendly helpful staff help us push it on the pitch. The Van is very comfy and warm.
50 miles from Cresswell Rd Mexbourgh to Site.
89 miles from Site to Home.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center