March 19, 2004
English homes never were designed with air-conditioning or power showers in mind. This one and the others we stayed in were similar.
The small garden at Holly Villa is a gem, with a beautiful display of flowers. Primroses were in bloom under the magnificent Holly tree from which the house takes its name, and snowdrops were peeping out, even on the bleak days. Flowers in bloom included roses, impatiens and begonias. The grounds had two trellises we walked through to get to the entrance to the B&B. Both the American and the Union Jack flags hung outside. They have a web site http://www.bath.org/hotel/holly.htm isn’t their own, but gives a good idea of the place.
From journal Six weeks driving around the UK