Tower House 1066
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
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So, what was supposed to be a one hour drive turned into about a four hour drive because of true nightmare traffic. They closed about twenty miles of the freeway, so we zigzagged through small towns along with the entirety of England. It. Was. Horrible. But we finally made it to the Eurotunnel and kept being bumped up, so we got on the train ...
... strange but a good use of the surrounds.
From there we drove the 5 minutes to Hastings and thoroughly enjoyed the seaside town. The net sheds on the foreshore for the fishermen were very unusual being quite tall and very narrow. However, as always the old town grabbed our interest.
We had really enjoyed seeing Sissinghurst Gardens with all the spring bulbs blooming, even though we are about 10 days ahead of full bloom, so on our last day at Laurel cottage we returned ...
... any daytime heat. The base of the domes were faced with wood-burnt West Sussex brick. The balconies and window surrounds finished in Portland stone; the terrace paved in Yorkstone with Portland stone steps and edgings. The external walls were clad in knapped flint - a traditional Sussex finish, which was a further attempt by the architect to help the buildings ‘blend in'. Flint knapping is an ancient skill, also used to make stone tools and weapons, ...
... The place was packed. An elderly local gentleman was having a great time flirting with the ladies and shared stories of his much younger love life with us. We enjoyed ourselves tremendously. We decided to save the actual castle for a day when we haven't walked 4 miles!
Today, Thursday, we visited Bodiam Castle and Bateman's. Bodiam was built by a rich knight in the 1300's. Oliver Cromwell had it gutted and so ...
... day as we drove to where we are staying, a lovely apartment called Little Saxby's, a few minutes up the road from Edenbridge in East Sussex. It's a rural area within commuting distance of London; lots of well heeled people in the area judging by many of the cars. This place is a one-off barn conversion on the owner's property, so looks much like the original building from the outside. Can see downstairs is a garage now, but a staircase up the outside leads to ...