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A leisurely start in Shrewsbury and as always a great breakfast all alone in the main banqueting hall No menu here - just ask for anything !! The weather is slowly improving and after a quick grab of a subway sandwich for Donna we set off to Ironbridge. In 1779 the worlds first bridge made out of iron was built here, in today's terms a very short bridge but quite a historic event. ...
Today is another Bank Holiday, or as we call them back in Australia, a Public Holiday so there were lots of people out and about. We started our explorations today by visiting the village of Middleham which is best known for Middleham Castle. The castle is now a ruin and is managed by English Heritage and the reason we were so keen on visiting here is that it was the boyhood home of King Richard III, where he completed his squire training ...
So we are setting off in a round about way to pick Helen up from her first year at Oxford uni. I can't believe it has gone so fast Today we head to Shrewsbury and stay one night there. As Rachel and Simon had lent us their English heritage passes we thought we would call in on a couple on the way down The first place we tried was a bit of a disaster, we called at Beeston castle. There was a "warriors" event going on, so after scraping together £3 for car parking we then ...
... Captain Cook such as his school, which is now a museum, and the location of his house which was relocated to Melbourne and is now marked with a monument created from rocks from Australia. At this monument we all took the chance to touch a piece of Australia again. We then made our way to the cemetery and saw Captain Cooks' family plot where his mother, father, two sisters and brother is buried. Our walk around Great Ayton ...
Well you guessed it. Another outstanding breakfast. But this really was a monster.
Some of us ordered porridge the night before. Each serve came out in a bowl the size of a soup tureen - FULL!
Then we had to eat the cooked food we'd ordered.
Tracy's foot was feeling much better.
We said our good-byes to Rob & Sheila and made our way down the road to the village green.
People were getting ready for the markets. It really ...
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