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      06-04-2008, 06:54 AM   #23
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In that general area I would go north to the Cotswolds and borders of that area...
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Thanks mgarvey, WAYNEBO and Chrisbin. You've given me some good ideas!
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It's between London and Bath, right? I stayed at a resort called Littlecote in Hungerford, close to Swindon. Nice countryside... The property is actually a national landmark (something about a King and Jane Seymour did their nasty there). Also, some Roman ruins on site. The garden is gorgeous, and the peacocks and pheasants run wild.
I like the look of this place and its well located between Swindon and Newbury

Shame its a fair old drive from SoCal...
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It's between London and Bath, right? I stayed at a resort called Littlecote in Hungerford, close to Swindon. Nice countryside... The property is actually a national landmark (something about a King and Jane Seymour did their nasty there). Also, some Roman ruins on site. The garden is gorgeous, and the peacocks and pheasants run wild.
It was also HQ for the 101st Airborne during WW2 who were barracked in the local villages. It's a couple of miles from my office.
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I stayed there in 2002 via a timeshare I had at the time. What a beautiful place (see pics). Hungerford is a cool little village.
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Awesome pics!
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I live in Reading and have done for most of my life. Problem around here is most of the best roads have now got speed restrictions and or cameras on them.

If you can put up with this the following are pretty good (you'll have to look up the numbers).

Streatley-on-Thames to Bristol.

Henley to Wallingford

Pangbourne to Wallingford

Reading (Caversham) to Oxford

Wokingham to Twyford

Twyford to Windsor

Reading to Bath (A4)

I'll have a think of any more that I may have missed


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Nice ideas Miopyk, thanks!
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