TripAdvisor Reviews Blenheim Lodge London
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Mon Jun 16
-big day. Pack up. Tube to Heathrow. Pickup car rental. Drive to Cambridge and lunch and punt. Drive to York. Lots of moving parts but successful. Late night for kids so will see what tomorrow brings. Hope to do city walls and Jorvik and info center.
... in Kensington High Street, our neighbourhood, now becoming familiar, to buy some food, then hobbled on our aching feet to the internet connection outside the pub. Checked our email and FB then into the shower, peppermint foot cream applied, plates heaped with take -away pasta and green salad and smoked salmon, a glass of wine, and we settled in front of the telly to watch "Lewis", a British detective mystery show. What a time we are ...
... Typically I am a non-napper, but the jet lag and the walking did me in! We made dinner and the boys enjoyed some quiet play time. Dessert was the most amazing gelato and we enjoyed the cool spring evening walking around Covent Garden.
The kids have been exceptional and had great endurance today! Quote from Myles, "Mom, you were right when you said there would be a lot of walking in Europe!"
... at one of the many coffee shops in London. This one was a Costa Café and boasted free WiFi. Upon asking for the password, however, we were told we could get it over our mobile phone. When I told the lady that we didn’t have a mobile, she seemed surprised (doesn’t everyone have a mobile?).
The tube trip to Heathrow would be about an hour, so, once checked out, we pulled our luggage down the street and through Russell Square to the tube station. The ...
... Hyde Park, Marble Arch. It was great to sit down and check out the city, without being anywhere at a certain time. We hopped off at Marble Arch (where the bus terminated) and checked out 'Speakers' Corner'. My legs were so cramped after the charity walk, that I found it so hard to walk. On the other hand, Mum was fine... We did walk over 20km today...!! Hyde Park's Speakers' Corner is the most famous and most noted of the ...