Travel Blogs from Evesham
Yesterday we drove down to Laverstoke Mill which is now the Bombay Sapphire Distillery. We had watched a Megafactories documentary on the restoration of the mill and loved getting to see it and to learn about making the gin. After enjoying our riding hack so much on Friday, today Craig, Aaron and Chloe had a riding lesson at the same stables. Everyone did really well, especially Craig whose horse decided to do an impromptu canter but he managed to hold ...
... and care, knowing we are really making a difference. We will be working at the 'Billy Riordan Memorial Hospital' a small clinic, set up by a lady with a passion for helping people; following the sad loss of her own son, whilst he was in Malawi. Mags realised how deprived of medical aid and education the people of Cape Maclear were, and knowing the support they had given her, she decided to give something back to the community - which came in the way of the clinic. Over ...
This afternoon I went to the Birmingham Christmas markets with Angus, Becka, Suzannah and Alistair. On arrival we got a cup of mulled wine and a German sausage. This German sausage was 1/2 a metre long and it was delicious! With warm food in our tums we ventured off around the markets. There were so many stalls selling cool stuff. The others got a couple of presents, but I'd already done my ...
... into Stratford upon Avon where we walked along the river and took in the important sites related to William Shakespeare. It is 450 years since the Bard died. I also found out that Shakespeare has no direct descendants as his only granddaughter had no children. Again it is a spot where lots of canal boats can moor. It is amazing how many people travel around the country using the canals. It appears a very peaceful form of ...
... for about two months.
There were quite a few bands playing, and although we had been told we would be playing at some point, it never happened. A lapse in communication between organisers.
River activities included a rescue demonstration and a dinghy race. There was a flypast from a Dakota from the RAF.
Hazel had a nasty fall on the stern of Eli as she crossed from the shore. She had bruises on her arm, her right shin and her left ...
Other places to stay in Evesham
Evesham Country Park, Evesham | Hotelfrom $96
Wood Norton, Evesham | Hotelfrom $165
Waterside, Evesham | 3 star hotelfrom $131
Cooper's Lane, Evesham | 3 star hotelfrom $191
Offenham Rd, Evesham | 3 star hotelfrom $87