Britain’s Favourite Landmarks
In a recent survey conducted by MSN Travel, fellow British travellers have voted for their favourite landmarks in Britain. Amongst some of the famous places selected are situated some great Coast and Country Hotels…why not pay them a visit on your next break away?
“Whet your curiosity…..”
The Coast and Country Lansdown Grove Hotels ideal location makes it the perfect base from which to go and explore Number 19 on the list; the world heritage site of the “Roman Baths”. Although you cannot bathe in the waters you are still able to walk the paths previously trodden by Romans and learn about the interesting history of Britain’s natural spring. The ruins of the roman bathing complex and temple have now been restored to their former glory for all to see.
“This visit is set in stone…..”
Visit York Minster Cathedral during your stay at the Coast and Country St George Hotel in Harrogate to witness the gothic grandeur of one of the largest gothic cathedrals in northern Europe. For the more energetic traveller you can climb the central tower to witness some of the spectacular views over the city and beautiful Yorkshire countryside.
“Let your guard down…..”
Just a 10 minute walk from the Coast and Country George Hotel stands Hadrian’s Wall which started life in AD122 and spans 73 miles across the rolling hills and dales of North England. What was once the most heavily fortified roman border now stands as a Unesco world heritage site and is home to museums, activities and forts all waiting to be explored.
“This is Paramount…..”
During your stay at the Coast and Country Ship and Castle Hotel why not travel just an hour’s drive away to the island of “St Michaels Mount”. Steeped in legend and history this island was once given to the Benedictine monks of Mont St Michael in France by Edward the confessor. It is now home to a sub-tropical gardens, historical village, priory church and medieval castle with plenty of events including weekly music sessions on the green you won’t be stuck for things to keep you entertained.
“This engineering masterpiece Rocks!….” when planning your trip to The Coast and Country Lansdown Grove Hotel in Bath be sure to visit one of Britain’s most important prehistoric sites of “Stonehenge”. This ancient stone circle, which is now famed for its summer solstice celebrations, remains an awe inspiring spectacle to anyone who lays eyes on it despite the mystery of its true meaning…