Above: David & Mary Livingston, very early members of the XK Club, leading off as today's Yellow Hatters
The bulk of today’s driving is through Lincolnshire, another mix of the rural and the urban, particularly as you pass from the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds into Hull, this year’s City of Culture.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson was born and spent much of his early life in Lincolnshire, and it remained a profound inspiration to him – particularly the coastal towns such as Mablethorpe.
Of historic interest on your left- where Lincolnshire meets Norfolk - is The Wash. Supposedly where King John lost the Crown Jewels to an incoming tide, it remains one of Britain’s top destinations for treasure hunters!
The delightful Northrepps Cottage Country Hotel is our evening’s destination, in Cromer, birthplace of Malcolm Sayer.