Archive for the tag 'Little Malvern Court and Gardens'

2 Comments CherryPie on Jul 15th 2017

There are many garden rooms at Little Malvern Priory, one of the main themes in relation to the house is the Lakes (ponds). The five ponds were originally Fish Ponds for the monks.
During the major redesign of the gardens in 1983 the lakes were restored to their original levels, and a bridge constructed across the [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jul 14th 2017

The church situated next to Little Malvern Priory is still a house of worship, although now it is Church of England rather than Catholic.

The story of Little Malvern Priory may be said to have started with St. Benedict (A.D. 480-543). He first planted at Subiaco in central Italy the seed from which sprang the Benedictine [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jul 12th 2017

Little Malvern Court is a 14th century Prior’s Hall once attached to a 12th century Benedictine Priory with Victorian additions. The house, home to the Berington family by descent since the Dissolution of the Monasteries displays paintings and furniture along with a collection of 18th and 19th century and needlework.

Doubtless, the preservation of this notable [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jul 11th 2017

Breakfast was still a bit chaotic with not everything being where it should be at the same time. At least we had a pot of tea for two, although sadly there were not enough teabags so it was still a rather weak brew. At least we both had a good night’s sleep, Mr C had [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Jun 15th 2017