Concorde at Aerospace Bristol

Day 3. SS Great Britain & Aerospace Bristol

After the previous day's glorious sunshine, we woke to grey skies but as we'd planned to spend the day visiting two of Bristol's top cultural highlights which were both indoors, it didn't bother us too much.  So, after our usual cooked breakfasts and large cappuccinos we felt suitably nourished and ready for a day of …

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Former Naval College, Greenwich, London

Day 4.  Maritime Greenwich and London’s South Bank

We woke to clear blue skies and sunshine but needed to wrap up warm on this November morning.  After checking out of our Travelodge, we left our luggage and made our way to Greenwich taking the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) from Canary Wharf.  Please remember if using the DLR that there are no ticket barriers …

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South Quay Footbridge, Canary Wharf, London

Day 4. Greenwich and the Cutty Sark

Checking out of our hotel near London City Airport we headed to Greenwich where we enjoyed a hearty breakfast in the Gate Clock pub.  Around the corner from here is the 19th century Cutty Sark, the world's only surviving tea clipper. The sailing ship has been raised over three metres so that visitors can walk …

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Queens University, Belfast

Day 3. Queen’s University, Belfast and the Titanic Quarter

After a hearty breakfast we walked along to the Queen's Quarter taking us 20 minutes. We strolled through the grounds of the Queen's University which was founded in 1846, it's historic buildings were beautiful with carefully tended lawns and quads. Just across the road stands the Botanical Gardens, being January there was little to see outdoors …

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