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Although badged as a castle, Hampton Court is more accurately described as a fortified manor house. Access to the house is by guided tour and we were shown round by the housekeeper who gave us a potted history of the house and the various owners of the property.

Hampton Court has been standing among pastures and [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Jul 19th 2017

We enjoyed another lovely breakfast looking out towards the cathedral before we set off, in brilliant sunshine to visit the Bishop’s Palace. The palace rooms were interesting as was the current exhibition of church robes. The under-croft was set up for a wedding breakfast that was due to take place later in the day. We [...]

15 Comments CherryPie on Aug 4th 2016

We had an early breakfast sitting outside, which on this occasion wasn’t interrupted by rain. We had booked on an organised tour for the day, so after breakfast we strolled through the back streets to the bus station to pick up the minibus. Our first port of call was Trieste across the border in Italy. [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Oct 2nd 2015

10 Comments CherryPie on Feb 16th 2014

Doth not nature itself teach you?
I Corinthians 11:14

29 Comments CherryPie on Jun 23rd 2013

8 Comments CherryPie on Jan 2nd 2013

It is the weekend before my birthday and to celebrate (or is that commiserate), a short excursion was penciled in my diary a few weeks ago.  A weekend away was ruled out due to the timing of my bathroom repairs.
This time of year is always a little tricky for days out, because most places I [...]

22 Comments CherryPie on Nov 4th 2012

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