On Holiday in England
June 22 to July 14, 1996 we (Joanne and I and our neighbors Greg and Linda)
were on holiday in merry olde England. It was great!
Saturday, June 22
Fly from Portland
Sunday, June 23
London - Arrive at Heathrow and drive to the
See Motissfont Abbey, Salisbury Cathedral, Stonehenge.
Monday, June 24
Cotswolds - Visit Cirencester, Barnsley House.
Tuesday, June 25
Cotswolds - Visit Oxford, Blenheim Palace.
Wednesday, June 26
Cotswolds - Visit Bath (great) and the antiques market (disappointing.)
Thursday, June 27
Cotswolds - Visit
Linda and Greg ride the Severn Valley Railroad to Bridgenorth,
Joanne and Paul drive and take a ferry across the Severn.
Friday, June 28
Ironbridge - Visit the
Iron Bridge Gorge museums.
Saturday, June 29
Ironbridge - Visit Buildwas Abbey on the way to Powys Castle in Wales.
See a little Welsh railway.
Visit Chris and Valerie.
Sunday, June 30
Wern Ddu - Drive through Manchester.
Visit the University to see Cris's SSEM rebuild and
Museum of Science and Industry.
Drive on to the Yorkshire Dales.
Monday, July 1
Gargrave - Hike the Pennine Way to Kirkby Malham. It rained.
Did wash in Skipton and visit Bolton Abbey.
Tuesday, July 2
Kirkby Malham - Linda and Greg visit Herriot country.
Joanne and Paul hike to Malham Tarn.
Wednesday, July 3
Kirkby Malham - Drive to York.
Visit the York history museum.
Thursday, July 4
York - Explore York.
shop, and attend evensong at York Minster.
Walked the city walls.
Friday, July 5
A little more exploring.
I did the Jorvik Center and Clifford's Tower.
Take the train to London.
Take Red Bus tour of London.
Couldn't sit on top deck because of rain.
Saturday, July 6
London - Visit Portabello Road antiques market.
Sunday, July 7
London - Visit Kew gardens.
Kew Bridge Steam Museum.
Monday, July 8
London - (noon) See the William Morris exhibit at the Victoria and Albert museum.
Tuesday, July 9
London - Linda and Joanne tour
Great Dixter gardens.
Greg and Paul do the
Wednesday, July 10
London - Linda and Joanne go to the Hampton Court flower show.
Greg and Paul do Greenwich. Visit the Maritime museum and Royal
Thursday, July 11
London - Couples on our own all day.
Friday, July 12
London - Visit Tower of London and Cabinet War Rooms.
Joanne did the Garden History Museum.
Saturday, July 13
London - Paul visit
Rest shop at Harrods etc.
Sunday, July 14