Archive for the tag 'Hardwick Hall'

16 Comments CherryPie on May 7th 2013

These are the first of the photos that I took on my mini break to Nottingham to celebrate my Mum becoming a lady of a certain age.  The first photo is of the Tea Room which was the first port of call when we arrived at Hardwick Hall.
You can read about the weekend here and [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on May 4th 2013

14 Comments CherryPie on Feb 2nd 2011


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18 Comments CherryPie on Oct 1st 2010

an English home-gray twilight pour’d
On dewey pastures, dewey trees,
Softer than sleep-all things in order stored,
A haunt of ancient Peace.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson

6 Comments CherryPie on Aug 15th 2010

This room is so large and elaborate that photographs don’t do it justice. The theme on the frieze depicts a forest with the court of Diana, amid attendant deer, lions, elephants, camels and other animals along with scenes of country life and deer and boar hunting.

The court of Diana, the virgin goddess and huntress, [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Aug 15th 2010

I like the fact that some National Trust properties are now allowing indoor photography. It was a bit of a challenge to get a decent indoor photograph at Hardwick because the rooms were rather dark, so I only took a few photographs.
I Particularly liked the muniment room because I have not seen one before. [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Aug 13th 2010

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