Geoffs Life After Work !

Life is just beginning

Newbury West Berkshire home to Annies brother Paul & Family

I dont know this place too well so I have pinched a few lines from elsewhere. I DO know lots of villages and quaint pubs are about PLUS STONEHENGE is about 40 miles from where we are Did you know…
Stonehenge was constructed in three phases.It has been estimated that the three phases of the construction required more than thirty million hours of labour.Speculation on the reason it was built range from human sacrifice to astronomy.Age estimated at 3100 BC
Location Wiltshire, UK. Worship Lunar, SolarNewbury is a market town located in West Berkshire in England The Kennet and Avon Canal disects the town which has many historical buildings and places of interest including the Corn Exchange Theatre and the Museum by the Canal. The Newbury Racecourse is within 1 mile of the town centre and nearby are Highclere Castle, Donniington Castle, Snelsmore Countryside Park, the Ridgeway and the Downs Enjoy a canal trip aboard the Kennet Horse Boat Company horsedrawn and motorised day trip boats on the Kennet and Avon Canal. The Horsedrawn Barge operates from Kintbury.While staying in Newbury Annie took off with her family to Bath,an historic place that dates back to the Roman Empire.The hotel in Newbury (The Chequers was excellent) the pub next door provided brilliant evening meals (Bacon Arms) and the Beef homemade pie was the best I have had in an age.This concludes the Newbury experience and tomorrow we head for Lands End !


June 7, 2012 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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Geoffs Life After Work !

Life is just beginning

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