TripAdvisor Reviews Vine Hotel Stafford
Travel Blogs from Stafford
... 400 hundred year old pub. Our four hour trip turned into seven!!! We only had that planned for today so it didn't really matter. The castle began its life as a pig farm in Saxon times but soon became a moated manor house. The only original remaining part of the castle today is part of the moat. Over the years it has been used as a prison camp for French sailors between 1756-1763 and as housing and employment for poor men in 1796. It was repaired in ...
Well left Birmingham for a 4 hour trip to the castle. Throw in a lost Belgian busdriver, an uncertain Slovenkian, and a crash on a major road, the trip became an all day expedition! We finally arrived after a 7 hour bus drive. On a positive note ,we stopped at a pub called The Star Inn in Felbridge,for a light lunch , and discovered the ...
Today we picked up our motor home, a Pilote Sensation, after having a whistle stop tour and instructions on all the various electronic devises and came away with our heads in a spin! We then zoomed off to our first campsite near Nuneaton doing an average of 12mph. Hopefully not too many frustrated drivers behind us, but in fairness being left hand drive and a vehicle that seemed like 10 times ...
... stairs. The adults, Emma and Geoff, Mark and Kerry, Chris and Rachel (formerly the kids) and Lin and Henry, John and Cheryl, Ali and Jum, Suzy and Dave. It has been 6 years since Liz's wedding when were last here, so it was really lovely to see everyone - honestly it was almost like a time warp. It didn't seem like so long had passed.
The best part though was to watch and listen to all ...
... than happy to get the bikes up to the normal landscape.
Having lost our course due to the landslide, we reset the GPS to make best time/distance to our destination. This takes us onto some busy A roads, but between bike lanes and dual use paths, we travel along without any problems. We carry on through Wolverhampton, but still the rain precludes stopping for any photos. Never mind, keep the wheels turning.
At the reception, we get ...
Other places to stay in Stafford
Acton Court, Stafford | 3 star hotelfrom $77
Eccleshall Road, Stafford | 3 star hotelfrom $70
46-46a Greengate Street, Stafford | 3 star hotelfrom $136
1 Hurricane Close, Stafford | Hotelfrom $87
1 Spitfire Close, Stafford | Hotelfrom $89
Hough Retail Park, Stafford | Hotelfrom $65
High Offley, Woodseaves, Stafford | Hotelfrom $62