Archive for the tag 'Brough Castle'

After a ‘Northern Adventure’, on the way home we often stop off for lunch at Brough ice cream parlour and tea room. The food is delicious with the added bonus of views of the castle.
If there is time I am always tempted to walk up to the castle to take in the scenic views and [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on May 5th 2022

Create each day anew by clothing yourself with heaven and earth, bathing yourself with wisdom and love, and placing yourself in the heart of Mother Nature.
Morihei Ueshiba

4 Comments CherryPie on Mar 28th 2022

2021 reviewed in 12 photographs, one from each month of the year.
For some of the months it was difficult to choose only one photograph.
The individual photos can be viewed by clicking on the links below.
1. Leegomery Pool, 2. Local Pathway, 3. All Saints Church, Wellington, 4. Hodnet Hall, 5. Ludlow Castle Walls, 6. Stonehenge, 7. [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jan 3rd 2022

The good news was the bread for the continental breakfast was not stale. The bad new was that there was no bread at all. Leaving breakfast slightly underwhelmed, we put our luggage in the car and checked out of the hotel.
Our first stop was Barnard’s Castle to visit the ruined castle which we had found [...]

9 Comments CherryPie on Oct 6th 2021

This ruined castle was situated next to a delightful tea-shop that we stumbled across on our way home from our Newcastle and Crookham holiday.
I have now come to the end of my Newcastle and Crookham posts and will be moving onto my recent adventures in Mechelen.

The name ‘Brough’ comes from ‘Burg’ or ‘Burgh’ meaning fort, [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Mar 29th 2014

The alarm seemed to go off very early this morning…
Mr C quickly did his packing before we went for breakfast.  There was a lot of banter as Toby served breakfast.  When one of the other guests asked him if he was alright this morning, he looked at us and said  ‘No not really’ and we [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Sep 28th 2013