This was a simple A to B drive with only two overnight stops. That is quite a quick drive for us with daily drives around 320Kms. We had a lazy start from Forres (via Lidl for pre journey top up!) and we were on the road about 11am. First stop was by the side of the old A9 near Newtonmore for a coffee stop. Easy drive over Drummochter but the traffic stopped just south of Pitlochry near Ballinluig so we
At last Bertie is on his wanderings again. After a long day getting everything ready and loading up Bertie and doing inumerable last minute jobs we finally left at 4pm! Just 80 miles today to The Golden Lion at Stonea in the middle of the Fens just a few miles from March. It was a lovely drive across East Anglia on mainly main roads but these were quiet. The hedges were dripping with May blossom and the sun shone through
We woke this morning to bright sunshine and a clear blue sky. The first blue sky for over a week and very welcome. Compare the scene below with a similar view last night! After breakfast we walked across the fields to the next door farm to see their range of Berkshire Pork. We found everyone hard at work in the prep room packing the days orders. We bought some sausages, bacon and some chops all of which are now safely
We had a lovely meal (basic pub grub) at the Hollybush Inn last night and a good nights sleep in the car park. Another grey overcast day today so although the countryside was wonderful we did not feel inspired to take any photos – it all looked too grey and gloomy. We left the Holly bush about 10am and headed for Sudbury Hall (NT) which should have been open for guided tours only but actually it was closed all day.
Tonight we are parked up in the car park of the Hollybush Inn which is right beside the Caldon Canal. We are here to meet our friends Charlie and Liz Cordeaux who also own a slice of nb Debdale. Thanks to searchforsites.co.uk for the telling us about this place – we know the pub but not that it welcomed motorhomes – in fact the Murvi Owners Club are here with 10 vans for three days on a mini rally after