This summer we thought we'd stay close to home as the weather was very nice again, but a week to the UK seemed like a good thing to break away and stock up on our supplies of Yorkshire tea, Chocolate Caramel shortbread and Austin Seven spares.
In stead of camping we booked a nice B&B in the little village of Prior's Hardwick not far from Rugby. Very nice indeed. Our Wolseley seemed right at home at our B&B.
Shuttleworth collection has planes and cars.
I'd never seen a rope used for starting, but it makes sense and seems much safer than just hand cranking such a big engine.
Driving back to our B&B we were greeted by some "red at night".
to leave the Longbridge tunnels.
Still I prefer looking into the workshop. Appropriately smelling of oil, grease and the occasional whiff of petrol.
If we thought the museum was busy, the old town of Stratford upon Avon was crowded with visitors to old William. I can see why he wasn't available.
Tasty food and friendly service in a Forties ambiance. Minus the famous cabbage smell of course. People were queuing genially to get a table.
Upton house was brought to our attention as housing an interesting art collection.
So we joined several tours of the house.
Well you never know who'd try to escape Britain just before Brexit.