Washingborough Hall Country House Hotel
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This is the last day at Newark.
On Thursday when we returned from our day trip we had a bit of a scare with the car. To cut a long story short we took it to a service centre on Friday morning and they found that an oil pipe had worked loose. We had noticed oil drips on the Thursday. I had already put 5 litres of oil in but when they had done up the pipe it took another 51/2 litres. I was told it only holds 61/2 litres and it ...
Went to Melton Mowbray, the home of the Pork Pie and to a little village where history records the original Stilton Cheese recipe comes from. Also went to a rail museum that the web site promised was open, but it wasn't!
Visited a pub in a town called Grantham where Richard the 3rd signed the Duke of Buckingham's death warrant. Grantham is ...
Talked about the Heartbeat train and how it runs past the cottage near Whitby in a previous entry. Last time in 2009 it was Santa specials when we were there, this time it is closed all of November. I seem doomed never to ride on it but will try again in Spring.
Anyway, went to an air museum near Newark. We had called in a few days ago but it was just about ...
Lots happening at the moment.
On Wednesday we went to Newark on Trent which has a huge church which dates back to the 13th Century. In it is a life size brass plate which was on a tomb of a man who died in 1360 something and is the largest in the UK. It has an old castle where King John dies. He signed the Magna Carta.
I bought a TV aerial which Jean reckons is the largest she has ever seen. It is rather small really! Anyway, when it ...
A TV aerial is ready to go up the mast, which isn't actually fitted yet, so we can watch a few programmes instead of DVD's, we now have hot water on tap and all seems to be going well. Bed is comfy, van is big enough to live in so we are ready to go.
SO, when something exciting happens we will be in touch.
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking