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Because we had packed up the night before, we arrived for breakfast a little earlier than we had on previous days. There was only one other lady in the breakfast room and we wondered if most of the rooms were empty. We learned that this was due to breakfast being served a little bit later [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jul 15th 2018

After breakfast we went to the Cathedral to see if we could purchase a guide book because the shop did not open until later in the morning. When we got there the information desk was in the process of being set up ready for the day. Mr C didn’t want to linger so we took [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 14th 2018

After breakfast we called into Waterstones so that Mr C could pick up the latest book in a series that he is reading. After that he had to join a work teleconference for an hour or so. Whilst he was doing this I walked around Chichester photographing things I had seen whilst we were sussing [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 13th 2018

After breakfast we returned to Arundel to visit the Anglican Parish Church and the Catholic Cathedral which we did not have sufficient time to do justice to after our visit to the castle the previous day.

The Parish Church of St. Nicholas (which adjoins the Fitzalan Chapel on the Arundel Estate) is full of history and [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 12th 2018

After breakfast we made our way to Arundel in order to visit the castle. The lady who sold us our tickets helped us choose the most economical way to purchase tickets given that we were able to claim discounts. She advised us to visit the gardens first and then make our way to the shop [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 11th 2018

After a satisfying breakfast we visited the Bishop’s Palace Gardens which are next door to No. 4 Canon Lane. The gardens are beautiful and free to enter. After touring the gardens we drove to the Weald & Downland Living museum, arriving just as it was opening for the day.

The museum is home to rescued rural [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jul 10th 2018

Mr C and I were up bright and early and before almost everyone else. We sat reading in the room that has been named The Library until everyone else was up and about. After a late breakfast of scotch pancakes, bacon, sausage and maple syrup, we said our goodbyes and set off towards Chichester. Taking [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Jul 9th 2018

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