J W Wells wishes you a comfortable stay in your Askam In Furness England UK hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong, the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the Savoy Hotel in London and the Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa. are some of the world's most famous hotels.
Some Facts About Britain
The three spectres of Trinity Church on Micklegate, York; how Mordred mortally wounded King Arthur at Slaughterbridge, Cornwall; the ghostly Number Seven bus sometimes seen in Kensington, London; the ugly phantom of the Duchess of Lauderdale, scratching at the walls of Ham House, London; strange phenomena in the National Railway Museum, York, including a haunted sleeping car; the screams of Katherine Howard, begging for her life, still heard in Hampton Court Palace; the sounds of spectral gamblers, forced to play for eternity as punishment for playing dice on the Sabbath, in Glamis Castle, Scotland; the ghostly, faithful dog Gellert, seen in and around Bedgellert (Grave of Gellert), where it saved a boy from a wolf but was mistakenly killed when its master saw blood on its mouth; Joan o' the Wad (Joan the Wad), a female piskey (Cornish pixie), sometimes helpful and sometimes mischievious, around Polperro in Cornwall; and the skeletal horse ridden by Old Crockern at Crockern's Tor, Dartmoor, are among the ghosts, haunted places, folklore, myths and legends of Britain.