Old Manor House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bristol
... and is a city with 7 major hills, so we went on the "Skyline" tour and then the "City" tour. This town, aside from being famous for its water (similar to Daylesford), is famous for its stone - bath stone - and In early days was mined underneath current buildings, so much so that some of the areas we travelled are having trouble with subsidence. In one specific ...
... br> Paul attempted to find the grave of great, great grandfather with no success today, but we did find Kingston Buildings - Paul's grandfather being Charles Kingston Daws. Maybe tomorrow. We are staying with friends of Dave and Janet's for three nights in a village called Peasedown St John. Population around ...
... The highlight for me was the exhibition about Churchill’s life and legacy. We drove back via the Cotswolds and stopped in a couple of local towns, Chipping Norton and Burford. Burford was really pretty and we stopped for afternoon tea and scones. I was definitely inspecting Inspector Barnaby and Seargent Troy to pop around the corner at any time and ask me if I knew anything about the murder of the local vicar.
I'm still attempting to get my Visa processed for my trip to China / Tibet. I though the Russians were awkward however that one was a piece of cake in comparison to this. I have bored plenty of people moaning about this issue now! The Chinese are very cautious when letting people see their homeland. That said, things are looking far more optimistic on this front, although the Chinese need confirmation of entry into the country (& train tickets can only be ...
We enjoyed a lovely breakfast in our hotel and hopped in the car to head towards Castle Combe, only 15 minutes away. Castle Combe is a southern village in the Cotswolds region of England. It has been coined "the prettiest village in England" and we agreed it must be true. It's a tiny village filled with stone houses (some with thatched roofs), a stone bridge crossing the creek, cobblestone streets, an ancient church ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking