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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... is here, a very large building situated in a small park where where Jo was able to sit at an Offa's picnic table and Nick stand with one foot in Wales and the other in England. A short walk up the banks of the River Teme was followed by the first ascent of the day and fantastic views of Knighton to the South and Knucklas and its railway viaduct to the west. During this climb the ever cheerful Tony strolled past us although this time he did express some concern ...
... off of waterproofs, a time consuming process. We made good progress and met the friendly Dutchman again who informed us his name was Tony. A coincidence as the only other Dutchman we know is called Tony. We reached Newchurch 6 miles from Hay by 11. St Mary's church at Newchurch is probably unique in that it has tea and coffee making facilities for tourists at the back of the church, all that is required is a donation to church ...
... indicating the presence of an Olympian in the town. That night whilst sampling the local cider in the Blue Boar (Dunkerton's 6%) we learned that this was because the Para Olympic gold medalist Josie Pearson a discus thrower lives in Hay on Wye. She is a frequenter of the Blue Boar but we don't know if she is a Dunkerton's fan. After just one half pint of cider each we set off home and fell asleep in front of 'Have I got news for you', chaired by Jack Dee but couldn't tell you much ...
... blooming in random spots. Unfortunately we were unable to catch up with Emma, Julian and the children as they are away on the school holidays.
Our trip from Scotland took us past the Falkirk Wheel, the largest boat lift in the world which is used to connect the Union Canal with the Forth and Clyde Canal. The wheel replaces 11 locks and raises (or lowers) boats over a distance of 24m. We were fortunate to see the wheel in operation and it is ...
... but no such luck, it was overcast & drizzly ( or a mist as they call it). I can deal with the cold as long as it isn't raining or dull. The sun is now shining but it is 5.15pm.
Our tourist destination today was Brecon, we are near part of the Brecon Beacons National Park, so visiting the city of Brecon seemed to be a must. Firstly we walked around the town a bit & then decided to have a coffee in St. Mary's Church, which has in part ...