J W Wells wishes you a comfortable stay in your Alton England UK hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Grand Hyatt Macau, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, the Langham Shanghai Xintiandi in Shanghai, the Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro and the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Some Facts About Britain
Lyonesse, the fabled land that once joined Land's End to the Isles of Scilly; the ghostly black dog, a portent of death, seen at Okehampton Castle, Devon; the sounds of spectral gamblers, forced to play for eternity as punishment for playing dice on the Sabbath, in Glamis Castle, Scotland; the Wish Hounds of the Wild Hunt that haunt Wistman's Wood, Dartmoor; the cross-shaped bare earth on the grave of John Davies in the churchyard of Montgomery, Wales, fulfilling his prophecy and proving his innocence of the theft for which he was hanged; the May Day celebration of Baiting the Hobby Horse in Padstow, Cornwall; the ghostly old woman, in a red headscarf, haunting Kitty Steps, by a pool in Lydford Gorge, Dartmoor; the ugly phantom of the Duchess of Lauderdale, scratching at the walls of Ham House, London; the spectres of Cavalier Kate Penfound, whose lover John was killed for being a Roundhead, and that of smuggler Arthur Penfound, in Penfound Manor, Cornwall; and the ghostly bag lady haunting the M4 near Heathrow Airport, are among the ghosts, haunted places, folklore, myths and legends of Britain.