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The earliest part of the  Bishop’s Palace in Wells was built in 1206 by Bishop Jocelyn, who also built a two storey chapel on this site. Some years later between 1275 and 1292 Bishop Burnell used the existing foundations to change the chapel into the single storey building we see today. In the nineteenth century [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on May 20th 2017

After a good nights sleep we made our way downstairs for breakfast. Once in the breakfast room we found that a table for three had been set up in a prime location for stunning views over the garden towards Wells Cathedral and Glastonbury Tor. The breakfast was every bit as superb as it was on [...]

20 Comments CherryPie on Apr 25th 2017

Just too late to see service during the Second World War, the Lincoln became the mainstay of Bomber Command post-war, but was destined for a short front line career as the Cold War and the jet age brought the shortcomings of its performance into sharp relief.
The RAF’s lack of an aircraft with sufficient range to [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Mar 7th 2017

…led to Mr C feeling wanderlust.

We abandoned our household duties and set of towards the Brockhampton Estate in time to enjoy lunch in the tea room. The sun shone as we traveled towards Brockhampton and we were treated to some spectacular countryside views, but as we neared the Brockhampton Estate a large dark cloud appeared [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jun 25th 2016

As Mr C and I were leaving the hotel after breakfast we passed the gentleman I had been chatting to the evening before . We exchanged pleasantries and wished each other well for for the remainder of our respective travels. After the conversation Mr C and I made our way to Bowood House, taking the [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on May 23rd 2016

The leafy Tivoli Park in Ljubljana is situated west of the city centre.
Named after the Jardins de Tivoli in Paris, it was first laid out during the period of Napoleonic rule in the early 19th century. Today it offers an appealing mix of order and wilderness, with well-tended lawns and trimmed shrubs alternating [...]

11 Comments CherryPie on Apr 4th 2016

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