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We enjoyed our final breakfast with a window view over the Thames, making a full set of breakfasts with window views. Before checking out, Mr C parked the car at the back of the hotel near to our room so that we could load our cases into the car easily. As we were loading the [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jun 25th 2022

We were due to meet my nephew for lunch so we spent the morning in Windsor. The first place to visit was The Parish Church of St John the Baptist to see the 1660 painting of The Last Supper. As we arrived outside the church Mr C realised that he had forgotten to pick up [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jun 23rd 2022

Whilst enjoying a leisurely breakfast, we were treated to another early morning river view. After breakfast, we stopped at the hotel reception area to request replacements for the essential items that had gone missing when our room was serviced the previous day.

Supplies suitably replenished, we returned to our room and gathered what we needed for [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jun 20th 2022

After breakfast, we  set off in glorious sunshine to visit Hughenden, the former home of Benjamin Disraeli. We took advantage of the weather and toured the gardens before entering the house.
As well as being the home of Disraeli, in 1941 the house was requisitioned by the Air Ministry and played a significant role in the [...]

11 Comments CherryPie on Jun 18th 2022

After a good night’s sleep we were treated to a river view in the hotel’s dining room whilst we enjoyed our breakfast selected from the hot and cold options on offer. We then walked over the Windsor bridge into Eton looking for suitable places for evening meals.

Our recce complete, we made our way to Windsor [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jun 15th 2022

We set off later than we intended, stopping at Warwick services for lunch. The place was heaving, so we picked up some sandwiches and drinks for an in-car picnic before continuing on our journey, which took us to a small village called Brill. Brill was Tolkien’s inspiration for the village of Bree in Lord of [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jun 12th 2022

We celebrated our Wedding Anniversary in this historic market town (see photo). During our stay I walked 36.34 miles, a total of 92,427 steps on our various adventures. Watch this space to see the places we visited.

4 Comments CherryPie on Jun 11th 2022

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