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Winchester City Mill has stood at the heart of the historic city of Winchester – the capital of Kind Alfred’s Wessex – since Saxon times. With a history of over 1000 years, Winchester City Mill is also the oldest working watermill in the country.
A rare surviving example of an urban working corn mill, the City [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on May 17th 2019

The holy passion of friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring nature that it will last through a whole lifetime…
Mark Twain

6 Comments CherryPie on Mar 3rd 2019

8 Comments CherryPie on Oct 4th 2018

As you enter the long gallery, the predominant feeling is of light and space. The many windows, south facing to make the most of the sunlight, give on to a typical Elizabethan long gallery 110 feet long and 17 feet wide. *

* From the Haddon Hall guide book

12 Comments CherryPie on Aug 17th 2018

Recently I have been reading a local guidebook to give me new inspiration for places to visit in Shropshire. One of the places sounded perfect for the beautiful summer weather that we have been experiencing, so the weekend before last I decided it would be nice to take Mr C out to a mystery location [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jul 17th 2018

After a satisfying breakfast we visited the Bishop’s Palace Gardens which are next door to No. 4 Canon Lane. The gardens are beautiful and free to enter. After touring the gardens we drove to the Weald & Downland Living museum, arriving just as it was opening for the day.

The museum is home to rescued rural [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jul 10th 2018

I met with a friend for lunch in Attingham Park. Lunch was followed by a leisurely stroll around the walled garden, woodland and deer park. By the time we left Attingham I had reached my target of 10000 steps for the walking challenge that I am taking part in.

Following my planned walk in Attingham Park [...]

11 Comments CherryPie on Jun 19th 2018

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