Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Episode 25 : Journey Report

In episode 25 of the UK Journey Planning Podcast, I chat with buddies Liz Attwood and Melinda Ecker who, with their respective husbands, Kent and Ken, deliberate a visit to revisit the locations that they had loved throughout a coach tour round England collectively in 2019.

Whereas the coach tour had supplied them with an introduction to many locations they simply knew they needed to return for additional exploration and to spend a number of days of their favorite locations. And in September 2022 the two {couples} did simply that travelling round England by practice.

On this episode you’ll hear

  • How Liz and Melinda deliberate their journey
  • The locations they selected to revisit together with London, the Cotswolds, Bathtub, St Ives and York plus highlights of their itinerary
  • Lodging choices they suggest
  • Their experiences of practice journey within the UK and utilizing BritRail Passes
  • Favorite cafes and eating places alongside the way in which
  • Favorite excursions and day excursions
  • How they travelled round England for 3 weeks with solely carry-on
  • Their high tip for anybody planning a visit to the UK

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Episode 25 – Present Notes

Revisiting favorite locations in England with Liz Attwood and Melinda Ecker

Subjects coated on this episode embody:

  • The two {couples} had beforehand visited England on a coach journey in 2019 however felt they didn’t have sufficient time to discover a number of the locations in order that they determined to revisit in 2022 and journey England by practice
  • The advantage of Liz booked all their practice seats on arrival in London at Paddington Station.
  • The assorted lodging choices the {couples} selected together with motels, B&Bs, VRBO and Airbnb.
  • How Liz shipped purchases again to the US from Fortnum and Mason
  • Favorite cafes and eating places within the varied locations they visited
  • How the {couples} managed with solely carry-on baggage for his or her 3 week journey
  • The significance of sporting snug garments and footwear. Notably footwear!

Locations talked about on this episode embody

  • London >> Wants no introduction! The UK capital! Learn extra about planning your journey to London.
  • Moreton in Marsh >> Cotswolds market city straightforward to achieve by practice from Oxford.
  • Glastonbury >> City positioned in Somerset well-known for the Glastonbury competition held there most years.
  • Salisbury >> Well-known Cathedral metropolis positioned close to Stonehenge in Wiltshire.
  • Stratford upon Avon >> Well-known for being the house of William Shakespeare.
  • Bourton on the Water >> Fashionable Cotswolds village
  • St Ives >> Seaside city positioned in Cornwall
  • Fortnum and Mason >> Luxurious London division retailer
  • Harry Potter Studios >> An straightforward day journey from London by tour or practice
  • Hampton Court docket Palace >> Former house and palace of Tudor King Henry VIII
  • Oxford >> Well-known College metropolis
  • Cambridge >> Well-known College metropolis and rival to Oxford
  • Bathtub >> UNESCO World Heritage Metropolis
  • York >> Historic metropolis positioned in northern England well-known for its Minster and Viking historical past.
  • York Minster >> Magnificent cathedral positioned within the coronary heart of York
  • Fortress Howard >> Fashionable day journey vacation spot from York
  • Minack Theatre >> Open-air theatre positioned in Cornwall
  • St Michael’s Mount >> Tidal island positioned in Cornwall
  • Fortress Howard >> Historic home and gardens positioned close to York
2 couples enjoying a coffee in a cafe.
2 couples enjoying a boat ride in Bath.
Having fun with a ship experience in Bathtub
  • Eateries – cafes and eating places

⭐️ A PDF transcript of this episode is accessible to obtain right here.

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