Save The Three Cups Hotel

The Three Cups Hotel

Campaigning for preservation of the hotel where J.R.R. Tolkien stayed and gained inspiration for his mythology. Jane Austen, G.K. Chesterton, Tennyson and H.W. Longfellow were also guests. The hotel featured in the film, “The French Lieutenant’s Woman”. Please send articles to me, Andrew Townsend, at or add a comment. Thanks to David Moss for all his work. Comments are closed at WDDC for the plans to redevelop the site but you can still write to the papers.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Tolkien an' a' that

This week I had the pleasure of visiting a client in the seaside town of Ayr in Scotland. As I drove through the Auld Toon, it was impossible to miss the publicity for the forthcoming "Burns an‘ a‘ that Festival!" which celebrates the connection between Robert Burns and the area. Could this be a source of inspiration for the good burghers of Lyme Regis to do something noble for the prosperity of their town?
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