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Great Britain at a Glance

A September 2002 trip to Wellesbourne by mikesj13

Quote: A great trip covering a lot of England and Scotland.

Great Britain at a Glance

Overview

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When going to Great Britain, you should make sure that you go site-seeing. There are so many historic points such as castles and famous estate homes that have tours available. You should also try local delicacies, and just ask if you are not familiar with the name as it may be something you have eaten with a different name.Quick Tips: To ensure that you have a great trip, check out the areas you want to visit and plan your trip in advance. There are so many things to do and see in Great Britain that if you don't plan in advance, it is easy to miss some of the areas by going past them to another and backtracking. You can waste a lot of time if you don't pre-plan. Best Way To Get Around...Read More

Barcelo Walton Hall

Hotel | "Walton Hall"

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Best Things Nearby:Warwick Castle is a must. It was the most breathtaking part of my trip.Best Things About the Resort:Walton Hall is an incredible old estate home that has been converted to a resort. It is a little out of the way, but easy to find and centralized NW of London by roughly a two hour train ride. It is very easy to get from this resort to many different tourist attractions.Resort Experience:The resort itself is a beautiful old estate home, which has been refurbished and turned into a resort. The staff is very friendly and went out of the way to accommodate anything we had requested. An example of this is when going to the lounge downstairs, ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on October 10, 2003

Barcelo Walton Hall
Walton, Wellesbourne
Warwickshire, England CV35 9HU
(0)01789-842424

The Fox & Hounds Inn

Restaurant | "The Fox & Hounds Inn"

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This is a great pub and a fun dining experience. The staff was very fun and constantly joking around with our group. There was a stray cat that they said owned the pub, as it was there more than anyone else. The cat was very friendly and slept next to us on the bench without begging or getting on the table or our laps. The pub is a good example of remote British pubs. I recommend trying the seafood here. The haddock was incredible and melted in my mouth. The chips were homemade and great as well. The desserts were recommended. For a good example of desserts that are traditional to the area, ignore the name and try their "spotted dick" It is a cake/pudding made in a plastic tube. It is del...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on October 13, 2003

The Fox & Hounds Inn
Moreton in Marks
Wellesbourne, England
(01608) 674-220

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mikesj13

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Saint John, New Brunswick

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