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After visiting the Flaxmill we weren’t ready to go home so we set off towards the mere at Ellesmere, deciding to stop at the nearby Colemere. We enjoyed a pleasant walk around the mere which is surrounded by mature woodland.

Cole Mere was formed at the end of the last Ice Age. 10,000 years ago. It [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 12th 2022

My afternoon walk was in Attingham Park, always a lovely place for a walk.
I enjoyed the walled garden in glorious sunshine whilst the rainclouds floated ever closer. As I left the garden the clouds started to release their watery content leading me to walk the woodland paths so I could keep relatively dry.

It was a [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jun 30th 2022

2 Comments CherryPie on Jun 3rd 2022

The morning weather looked unpromising so we tried to find a rainy day option for our adventures. This proved challenging because the things that inspired us were surprisingly all shut on Sunday’s! We opted to have lunch at home followed by a trip to a garden centre. On the way we stopped off for me [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on May 30th 2022

We enjoyed a lovely sunny day at Chester Zoo. Some of the animals were illusive as they were on our previous visit several years ago. I was too busy walking (6 miles) and animal watching to take many photographs.
After our long day out we decided dine in the Red House on our way home.

2 Comments CherryPie on May 11th 2022

This afternoon I went on one of my longer walking routes to visit Dothill Nature Reserve in search of the recently born cygnets. When I first arrived at the nature reserve the swans and newly born cygnets were on the opposite side of the lake. I waited patiently, and as I had hoped the swan [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on May 6th 2022

Sadly, I think that Mr Mallard (dad) is responsible for the missing ducklings. I witnessed him swimming up suddenly out of the blue snapping with beak open wide at the remaining ducklings as they were sleeping. The ducklings immediately got in the water swimming out of harms way.

8 Comments CherryPie on May 4th 2022

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