Monthly Archives: August 2010

Stonehenge and Avebury – the video

As well as taking photos while on holiday I did some filming with my digital camera. The sound isn’t very good on this film as it was a windy day, but this will give you a feel for Stonehenge and Avebury.Stonehenge and Avebury from anne-marie west… Continue reading

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Journey back to Edinburgh

Well Thursday brought the end of our holiday so it was time to drive back to Edinburgh. We were all ready to go home – possibly as we had been in the same hotel room for nine days (ok 3 different hotel rooms).One of our original plans was to go to… Continue reading

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York Day Two Part 2

As well as going on the bus tour on Wednesday we dodged the rain drops and had a walk round York city centre.Walking around York on PhotoPeachOn our walk we found Barley Hall, a medieval building just off the Stonegate. Unlike a lot of York it was… Continue reading

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York Day Two – Bus Tour

Well our plan for today was to walk round the city walls but this had to be changed as it was raining. We opted to go on a city bus tour. We ended up going round a twice – the kids got a bit bored the second time, but we managed to get to sit upst… Continue reading

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York – Day One – Jorvick and Castle Museum

Our first full day in York was a chance to visit the Jorvik and Castle Museum.The Jorvik Museum is based on finds from a dig in the Copper Gate nearly 20 years ago. It is a ride and some galleries. Good museum but it was very busy.Jorvik Centre on… Continue reading

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National Space Centre

On Monday it was time for us to move on again. It was time to move North but not home yet. We are staying in York for three nights. Instead of heading straight for York we took a detour via The National Space Centre in Leicester, hoping we would n… Continue reading

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Think Tank Birmingham

On Sunday after a visit to Villa Park we headed to Think Tank in the centre of Birmingham. Think Tank is a science and technology museum. It is set in Millennium Point along side Birmingham City University.Think Tank is a mixture of old and new te… Continue reading

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