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Inclement weather had set in for the day, so after breakfast we decided not retrace our steps to find the Torrent Walk. Instead we tried to locate a lake we stopped off at on our previous stay in  Tyn’ Y Cornel Hotel many years ago.

We failed on that mission too. Note to myself, I should [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Aug 31st 2020

We enjoyed breakfast looking out over the lake.  Due to current restrictions there was no buffet table and all food is brought to the table.  I opted for pancakes with fruit compote.

After breakfast, we tried to find a waterfall walk called the Torrent Walk that we had seen in the hotel’s information folder. The start [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Aug 27th 2020

Like a medieval chapel, it is the first chapel in an English cathedral designed as a columbarium, a resting place for the ashes of the dead, whose names are engraved in the stone walls.*

*from the Sheffield Cathedral handbook

6 Comments CherryPie on Apr 21st 2020

The open arcaded design of the new St George’s Chapel allows a view through to the upper part of the Chapel of the Holy Spirit beyond.*

The Sheffield Steel Nativity by Brian Fell sometimes stands just within the entrance to the chapel, depending on the season.*

*From the Sheffield Cathedral guide book

10 Comments CherryPie on Apr 15th 2020

… from a mini break, I was treated to this delight.

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 15th 2019

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 22nd 2018

The Cotford Hotel, situated at the foot of the Malvern Hills was built in 1851 as a summer residence for the Bishop of Worcester.

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 21st 2018

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