Going Home

After the mill we drove back into Sale. We had booked a hotel in an old manor house. We met up with the newlyweds for dinner. We decided to grab some take a way. Being in England I know it should have been a curry but we went for Chinese instead.

It was a lovely evening; Emily and Lauren were still on a high from their big day and chatted away about their future, telling us about their plans for children and a house. So sweet.

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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

The next day we headed out to Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal. I didn’t know anything about the site until we arrived. I read the information board to learn the Aqueduct is a World Heritage site. It is the longest navigable aqueduct in the UK and is also the tallest, standing proudly at 126ft 8inches (39m.) To help imagine the height, the information board gave the example of 9 double decker buses piled on top of each other. Continue reading “Pontcysyllte Aqueduct”

Roman Amphitheatre and Chester Wall

Once we were outside we notice the Roman Amphitheatre. It is the largest one in Britain. It would have seated around 7,000 spectators. While we were walking around the top there was, what look like a school group at the base leaning how Roman Centurions would be trained. By the sound of the laughter coming from the group they were having fun. Continue reading “Roman Amphitheatre and Chester Wall”

Leasowe Castle

Being inspired by Warwick Castle Adrian booked Leasowe Castle for the next 3 days. I was expecting something a little like Warwick. I was right it was only a little like Warwick and then you had to use your imagination but that is not the point. The point was we were staying in a Castle and it had a gatehouse. I was happy with that. Forget Warwick, Leasowe Castle had its own charm. Continue reading “Leasowe Castle”