The Ragged Cot
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- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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Here we are in Malmesbury, the "Queen of the hilltop towns" and reportedly the place of the oldest continuous settlement in England. King Athelstan died here in 709 and was buried in the Abbey, which is virtually next door to where we are staying in a home exchange organised by Trish and Ray.
It's an old house, over three levels and quite comfortable despite its plumbing issues.
We all love Malmesbury. The ...
... we went to Bristol, which I would say Bristol is to England, what Austin is to Texas. And by that, Bristol exudes that super artsy, up and coming, hippy vibe. It is most famous for Bansky, which is a street artist that I am fascinated by. I mentioned him earlier when I went to London but he was believed to have been born in Bristol and has a lot of famous works there. So we walked around town looking at all the Banksy's and shopped. More dreams came true that ...
... at Sally Lunn's, in the oldest building in Bath. Afterwards we continued wandering around Bath. The sun was back out, so everyone else was too. The deck chairs in the park also made an appearance. Ended on a high note at Jamie's Italian. Said good bye to Rebecca (for 3 weeks at least), then home. We have an early start ...
... After lunch we were feeling full, tired and ready to head home. On the way home we made a quick detour. A road sign directed us to Midsomer Norton. I wanted to visit and despite everyone's objections we made a quick photo stop. Nobody was murdered, bonus, so all was okay. Back to Bath and a walk around town. Lots of people out and about here too. Beautiful and sunny all day. Washing and early night for these tired ...
The day wasn't too bad as the rain held off and we even got to sit in the sun for a while out the back. Had the sunshade up at one point. Basically we just sat around doing very little.
Today was the worst of our time here. It rained all day but it wasn't too cold. Went shopping to stock up for our next move which will be on Thursday to the Lake District.
Carol and Dave were due ...