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Wallington is the home to generations of the Blackett and Trevelyan families.  Over the years these two families altered the house and the surrounding landscape:

Today the Wallington estate consists of 13,500 acres of land, 15 farms and the village of Cambo, Wallington is still home to over 100 households and continues to be a family [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Mar 6th 2014

The stone heads on the lawn in front of Wallington capture ones eye as you drive past.  Depending on which source you read they are either Dragons of Gryphens.  With only the heads on display the jury is out…
But where did they come from?

Four griffins’ heads with protruding eyes, large ears, snarling mouths and hair [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Mar 5th 2014

See deep enough, and you see musically; the heart of Nature being everywhere music, if you can only reach it.
Thomas Carlyle (1795 – 1881)

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 12th 2014

All the pictures which science now draws of nature and which alone seem capable of according with observational fact are mathematical pictures… From the intrinsic evidence of his creation, the Great Architect of the Universe now begins to appear as a pure mathematician.
Sir James H. Jeans (1877 – 1946)

8 Comments CherryPie on Nov 24th 2013

Midway upon the journey of our life
I found myself within a forest dark,
For the straightforward pathway had been lost.
Ah me! how hard a thing it is to say
What was this forest savage, rough, and stern,
Which in the very thought renews the fear.
Cante Alighieri (1256 – 1321)

26 Comments CherryPie on Oct 6th 2013

More ‘In the Circle’ can be found in the gallery.

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 27th 2013

Once again we checked the weather forecast before deciding where we would go for the day.  The weather looked as if it would be marginally better further south so we decided to visit Wallington, another National Trust property. Whilst we were sitting in the car plotting the route and programming the Satnav we  heard a [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Sep 24th 2013

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