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As you can see from the previous post Rhydspence is a little uneven in shape. The floors are also uneven and requiring adjustment to the furniture. This all adds to its charm.

8 Comments CherryPie on Jun 12th 2015

The Rhydspence Inn has an interesting history, some of which the proprietor told us whilst we were chatting to him in the bar. The Inn’s website provides a detailed overview of Rhydespence over the years.

The Rhydspence was probably built to have been a hostelry. The building dates from 1380 with extensions built in the 17th [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jun 11th 2015

After breakfast, which was cooked to order, we headed off into town to visit one of the bookshops that we had missed the previous day. The bookshop was due to open at 10am  but we arrived in town before this so we headed off to photograph the castle. This led to us finding another interesting [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jun 9th 2015

I have just returned from a mini break in Hay-on-Wye, where we have been to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The drive to Hay-on-Wye took us through the Shropshire and Herefordshire countryside which was particularly beautiful with the sun shining on and through the lush growth of early summer. As we approached Hay-on-Wye we encounterd a [...]

11 Comments CherryPie on Jun 8th 2015

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