I always found the journey to be part of the buzz as each of the families travelled from different parts of the country and we would meet for the first time in a pub near to the venue, selected at random. You never knew beforehand exactly how long the journey would take as the locations of the properties were often well hidden and they took time to find but that was all part of our wonderful Landmark adventures.
“Would you like to spend Christmas in a Castle?” read the headlines on the Daily Telegraph Supplement way back in the 1970’s (long before I was born). Yes I most definitely would, thought my Mother and plucking up courage asked the gentleman sitting across from her on the train if he would let her have the article. He being a gentleman willingly gave it to her and it all started from there.
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