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Well the morning woke to a very frosty start of the day so we headed off to the city of Worcester and was a very foggy and frosty trip all the way with the hedges and trees all frosted......on the way we had to dodge a couple of large male deers as they scooted across the road.......we arrived in ...
... br> The cathedral over looks the River Severn which had evidently flooded over the last few days with the water only just beginning to recede. Much of the surrounding area was still awash.
Toward the end of the day, we drove through Tewkesbury and Ledbury, both old market towns and worthy of a visit another time before everything closes for the day...
No, we didn't get any Worcester ...
... better condition than the one we used on the way up. Despite a brief pause in the rain, it's coming down even harder when we get back to the road. The Mountain Rescue have assembled here in force - it's just an exercise at the moment, but who's to say they won't be needed for real before the day is out?
The whole "day walk" has taken less than two and a half hours. No photographs (not by me, anyway). But at least we've got a decent lunch spot, sheltered from the weather. In the ...
... Laverbread is boiled seaweed, which came in a little bowl, all squidgy and dark green on the plate.
But good. And oh so good for you too.
A selection of exciting bread, and we were done.
Top marks were awarded for the breakfast.
But even more than that, as we walked around the garden, which is lovely, the whole place has an air of calm about it. Friendly, unhurried and calm.
... Britain, and the first in Wales. - wikipedia
The one thing which caught our attention was the fact it had quite an advanced drainage system for its time.
Our last stop in Wales was yet another Castle. The Chepstow Castle.
Chepstow Castle (Welsh: Cas-gwent), located in Chepstow, Monmouthshire in Wales, on top of cliffs overlooking the River Wye, is the oldest surviving post-Roman stone fortification in Britain. ...