Some Facts About Britain
How Merlin's magic enabled Uther Pendragon to seduce Igerne, and sire Arthur, in Tintagel Castle; how, off St Ives in Cornwall, the ship Neptune sank after seeing a ghost ship, becoming another ghost ship; the ghostly drummer of Culzean Castle, Scotland; the famous ghost of Dorothy Dingley, still seen in Botathan, Cornwall, in spite of a 17th Centuty attempt at exorcism; the hidden treasure of Hingston Down, Cornwall; the white-clad spectre of Lady Margaret Pomeroy, starved to death by her sister, seen in the dungeons and on the battlements of Berry Pomeroy Castle, Devon; the corpse-eating kergrim in the churchyard of Launceston, Cornwall; the ghostly coach and headless horses seen before Christmas in Penryn, Cornwall (turn away, or the coachman may carry off your spirit); the sound of bells, from a sunken ship, heard near Forrabury, Cornwall; and the sounds of spectral gamblers, forced to play for eternity as punishment for playing dice on the Sabbath, in Glamis Castle, Scotland, are among the ghosts, haunted places, folklore, myths and legends of Britain.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Bicester Oxfordshire England UK hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, Claridge's in London, the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa and the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.