It was a hot bank holiday weekend. 4 million people were reported to be on the roads. Most of them seemed to be ahead of us, complained my husband as we drove down to the New Place Hotel near Southampton.
Entering the wrought iron gates, we could see the Grade I listed manor house ahead. That turned out to be where the hotel’s bar and restaurant are housed. The hotel’s mews bedrooms are actually situated within the 32 acres of landscaped gardens. So is the leisure centre, where I headed for a swim and sauna as soon as we had booked in.
And why had we made this excursion?
We were joining friends at Vanessa’s second Wedding……
……..or should I say we were being transported back in time to 1945 to attend a Murder Mystery Dinner by Murder 57.