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Philip and Lionels Trip

It was a sunny and cool morning, ideal for 'tops down', when we gathered
at Crickley Hill.  If you ever you go there in a  MG, be very careful of the
last sleeping policeman! I think everyone scraped their bottoms on
this vicious thing.
Soon Philip Fisher arrived and distributed the precious Tulip Signs,
as, even though most people knew the way there,
Phillip sent us by a crooked route so that we should see
the local highlights.
We were sent via Hilcot, where the road used to be very rough and potholed,
but has now been resurfaced. As Phil said, he
wouldn't have gone that way if it hadn't been done.  
We then went by Withington, Notgrove, where we decided to take
a small detour?, and Bourton on the Water through
to Little Rissington, where Lionel and Roy live. By now the morning
had warmed up, and together with  the most
beautiful area of the Cotswolds,  made  ideal touring MG country.
After visiting Chasleton, we were sent  over a Cattle grid, plainly marked
' Private Property ' into a beautiful parkland with a nice tarmaced road.
We think Phil must have known the owner and got special permission.
On now to Rollright Stones where we were allowed 10 minutes R&R.
MGs from other starting points were also visiting,
but plenty of room for all. If you haven't seen them, well worth a visit.
We carried on north to the Brailles and Tysoes but it was about here things
became a little muddled, to say the least??
We were unfortunately not able to find the Trainers Ford,
another time perhaps as we were lookin forward to it.
We actually found our own way on the last bit, through Kineton.
This is a lovely village and the road before and after  was
ideally suited to my old car. Almost up to French standard!!
We arrived at Gaydon only slightly late, after one of the best mornings
local motoring, I have done.
Thank you very much Phil and Lionel, it was terrific.
t&j C

 

 

 

 

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