The Unicorn Hotel
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Driving up to Stow today, we were doing great, managed to hit the motorway so no problems with traffic, then Stephen made the fatal mistake of saying I think we are making good time! Within half an hour we came to a complete standstill. The problem was we had decided to go via Stonehenge, it took us an hour to travel 800 yards, we know this because the bit*h in the box (GPS) said in 800 yards at the roundabout take the second exit, uhuh love ...
... gave the house tremendous character.
For dinner we walked 3 doors down to the "Prince of India" where the meal was so good the first night that we ended up having dinner there 3 times in a row! It was packed solid every night--and they ran a take out service simultaneously!
During our short visit to the Cotswolds we had time to visit and explore Stow-on-the-Wold (aka SOTW) and 3 other villages ...
... we headed for Christ Church to see the Cathedral and the Dining Hall that was the inspiration for the Hogwarts Hall. Really impressive, as was the queue to get in.
Back to the car and then home to Carshalton. I have a day to get all the washing done then off to France for 5 days. I'm looking forward to the Midi-Pyrenees and the Cathar history and towns.
See you again soon.
... our palate we drove a random backstreet which was filled with pot holes to Liz’s disgust to the top of the hill overlooking Broadway. Ontop of the hill lies Broadway Tower which I believe used to be a castle. The wind was freezing up here and I had to buy a ticket to really seeit, but I snuck up a little closer for just a few photos. Was pretty spectacular and the bad weather was holding off nicely.
We continued driving through narrow ...
... again which we weren’t too keen on but we quickly realised we were in a very beautiful town and the colleges of Oxford University were very impressive. It was a very bustling town, lots of young students obviously and it just had an air of importance about it. The streets were lined with lovely shops and they had a main walking street which is a really enjoyable way to see a city.
We stopped first in an information place as were concerned we ...