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On Sunday, it was Father’s day so we took my Father-in-Law to Harvington Hall, a moated manor house with the largest surviving series of priest holes in the country. The weather was kind to us, the day was gloriously hot and sunny and a good time was had by all. When we arrived we had [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 22nd 2017

When we arrived at breakfast we noticed a new gentleman that seemed to be in charge of the dining room. The breakfast area was calm and efficient with none of the chaos we had experienced over the previous few days. The tea was perfect, two individual pots with just the right amount of teabags. My [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jun 18th 2017

At breakfast we were served with the first proper cup of tea of the weekend. Two individual pots of tea that were brewed to perfection.
Rain was forecast for the day so we headed of to Croome Court, a National Trust property. As we are National Trust members, entrance was free so it didn’t matter if [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 17th 2017

Breakfast was still a bit chaotic with not everything being where it should be at the same time. At least we had a pot of tea for two, although sadly there were not enough teabags so it was still a rather weak brew. At least we both had a good night’s sleep, Mr C had [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Jun 15th 2017

I didn’t have the best nights sleep due to the room being cold and Mr C turning the heating off because the room was airless and dry leaving me to be too warm if I wrapped myself up in the duvet and too cold if I didn’t.
The service at breakfast was just as chaotic as [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jun 14th 2017

We set off on our journey a little later than intended and stopped off a cup of tea in a local farm shop before continuing on our journey. The SatNav took us on a completely different route (via Kidderminster and not through the Herefordshire countryside) than it did on our previous visit to Colwall.
This enabled [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Jun 12th 2017

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Patio Days

This evening was the first time we were able to take advantage of fine weather and dine on the patio. We were accompanied by birds singing sweetly to each other. After we had finished our meal we lingered a while and were treated to a flitting dance of ‘our bat’ as he caught insects as [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on May 24th 2017

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