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delboy
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Mrs DB and I had a short break to Longleat in 2007 and we stayed at the Bath Arms Hotel not far from the Estate of Longleat. The deal with the Hotel included free tickets into Longleat itself which turned out to be a bargain. I don't believe that offer has been given since.

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The hotel had themed rooms and we were given the Chinese room which had a very large bed

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The evening meals were excellent with those sauces squiggled across the plate.

After a lovely cooked breakfast the next morning

we did the sarfari drive, where you could pull in to see the animals

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Some of the animals couldn't be bothered with us and didn't come near us

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Whilst others just want to come too close

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In the monkey enclosure they all wanted to strip our car down

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And in the Deer area Mrs DB bought a cup of food for them and because I didn't have a cup on my side of the car they kick my car in. I ended up with a dent

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In some enclosures we were told to wind our windows up, this poor soul may have forgotten

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We had a train ride around a lake and a boat ride which sold one more food to feed the seals

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The day was just Simple

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We also visited the House where the Marquis of Bath lives and saw the rooms and paintings but no photography was allow.

All in All, not a bad break, took my fishing rods to fish for the last morning but no bites

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PostSubject: Re: Longleat, two nights at Bath Arms Hotel   Longleat, two nights at Bath Arms Hotel Icon_minitimeSat Apr 02, 2011 9:46 pm

Great review & photo's Delboy.

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PostSubject: Re: Longleat, two nights at Bath Arms Hotel   Longleat, two nights at Bath Arms Hotel Icon_minitimeSat Apr 02, 2011 9:48 pm

Looks like a good weekend break. Nice room too.
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PostSubject: Re: Longleat, two nights at Bath Arms Hotel   Longleat, two nights at Bath Arms Hotel Icon_minitimeSat Apr 02, 2011 9:49 pm

40 years ago I used to live near Longleat (near Bradford-on-Avon,Wilts) which had not long been open as a safari park.Went.The monkeys removed the screen washer jets from the car and crapped all over the car.The lions were asleep.The old Lord Bath (father of the current Thynne) had an eye to business.The current Lord Bath has an eye for crumpet and loads of it.Isn't it a CenterParks now?
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PostSubject: Re: Longleat, two nights at Bath Arms Hotel   Longleat, two nights at Bath Arms Hotel Icon_minitimeSat Apr 02, 2011 9:51 pm

I think there is a centre parks just a mile or two from the estate
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PostSubject: Re: Longleat, two nights at Bath Arms Hotel   Longleat, two nights at Bath Arms Hotel Icon_minitimeSun Apr 03, 2011 4:57 am

Always wanted to visit that place, I love visiting zoos although find it sad at the same time

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Great Pics DB !




Daryn wrote:
I love visiting zoos although find it sad at the same time

I agree Daryn - although Chester is a great one...loads of open space for the animals, and very well kept.
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