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BIT OF LEICESTER, RUTLAND AND STAMFORD

Leicester, Oakham, Uppingham and Stamford.

THOMAS COOK was the man  who invented train excursions in about 1840 in England.So we should thank him for encouraging travel.

THOMAS COOK was the man who invented train excursions in about 1840 in England.So we should thank him for encouraging travel.

I stayed two night in Leicester,with a bus trip to Oakham and Uppingham. Then two nights in Stamford.-----------Leicester in Leicestershire, good to walk round with the Cathedral, Guildhall ,Clock Tower, Richard 111 museum main places of interest. ---------EAST MIDLANDS TRAIN AT LEICESTER.

EAST MIDLANDS TRAIN AT LEICESTER.

LEICESTER  IBIS HOTEL.

LEICESTER IBIS HOTEL.

LEICESTER   IBIS HOTEL ROOM.

LEICESTER IBIS HOTEL ROOM.

LEICESTER.   Busy road by hotel, but no sound.

LEICESTER. Busy road by hotel, but no sound.

LEICESTER

LEICESTER

LEICESTER  Market.

LEICESTER Market.

LEICESTER  Market.

LEICESTER Market.

LEICESTER Guildhall , a timber framed building ,first part from 1390 AD.

LEICESTER Guildhall , a timber framed building ,first part from 1390 AD.

LEICESTER CATHEDRAL OF ST. MARTIN.

LEICESTER CATHEDRAL OF ST. MARTIN.

LEICESTER  Cathedral main entrance.

LEICESTER Cathedral main entrance.

LEICESTER.

LEICESTER.

LEICESTER   Silver street.

LEICESTER Silver street.

LEICESTER.

LEICESTER.

LEICESTER  Sport statue.

LEICESTER Sport statue.

LEICESTER BUS STATION. For bus to Oakham and Uppingham.

LEICESTER BUS STATION. For bus to Oakham and Uppingham.

-----------------Oakham is the County town of Rutland, in the East Midlands of England.,25 mils from Leicester. Rutland is the smallest historic county in England.---------------------------------------OAKHAM RUTLAND

OAKHAM RUTLAND

OAKHAM RUTLAND..

OAKHAM RUTLAND..

OAKHAM RUTLAND  The Whipper-in Hotel.

OAKHAM RUTLAND The Whipper-in Hotel.

OAKHAM RUTLAND.  Buttercross and stocks.

OAKHAM RUTLAND. Buttercross and stocks.

OAKHAM RUTLAND.  Great Hall.

OAKHAM RUTLAND. Great Hall.

OAKHAM RUTLAND.  Castle Great Hall with parish church spire.

OAKHAM RUTLAND. Castle Great Hall with parish church spire.

acf6ac10-67b5-11ea-a25b-9797f090ff11.JPG Great Hall of Castle.-------------------------------------------------UPPINGHAM is a market town in Rutland. Population around 4700. It is 6 miles from Oakham . Market day is Friday. Uppingham school is from 1584 AD . --------------------------------------------------------UPPINGHAM RUTLAND.

UPPINGHAM RUTLAND.

UPPINGHAM RUTLAND.

UPPINGHAM RUTLAND.

UPPINGHAM RUTLAND.  School from 1584 AD.

UPPINGHAM RUTLAND. School from 1584 AD.

UPPINGHAM.RUTLAND.   Church from 14th century.

UPPINGHAM.RUTLAND. Church from 14th century.

--------------------------STAMFORD is in Lincolnshire . 14 miles from Peterborough. The High Street is from the 18th century. Most buildings are stone built. The river is the river Welland. The parish church is St. Martins.STAMFORD   Park

STAMFORD Park

STAMFORD LINCOLNSHIRE.

STAMFORD LINCOLNSHIRE.

STAMFORD   Cafe.

STAMFORD Cafe.

STAMFORD.

STAMFORD.

STAMFORD   Old stables.

STAMFORD Old stables.

STAMFORD.

STAMFORD.

STAMFORD.

STAMFORD.

STAMFORD.

STAMFORD.

STAMFORD  CROWN HOTEL.

STAMFORD CROWN HOTEL.

STAMFORD  Park

STAMFORD Park

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