Lanhydrock House,Bodmin, Cornwall

We really enjoyed out visit to Lanhydrock House owned by National Trust.  I would like to share my photos here. "The flush toilet....has 'civilised' us in a way that religion and law could  never accomplish" Thomas Lynch, Poet, 1948 The Kitchens. "The same family owned Lanhydrock for over 400 years. Find out about the people who … Continue reading Lanhydrock House,Bodmin, Cornwall

A visit to small homestead.

Today was a perfect late summer day for our visit to Monmouthshire, in the southwest of the UK . About 22 degrees of beautiful sunshine.¬† It is not often that we get a chance to visit our dear friends on their idyllic little farm.¬† They specialise in pygmy goats but they have a range of … Continue reading A visit to small homestead.

Nearly visited Hatfield House

We had to take a business trip to Hatfield House today, so I took a walk around the grounds of Hatfield House.   It is ¬£19 per person which is probably really good value for money to see inside the house but  I didn't have time to make that worth while.  So I strolled around the … Continue reading Nearly visited Hatfield House

The Kymin

The Kymin is the first property to be bought by the¬†National Trust¬†in the 18th Century.¬† It was used as a dining room for the High Born to take a break from their hunting¬† and leisures in the wonderful grounds and woodlands around. A local lady would go there once a week to prepare their meal … Continue reading The Kymin

Standish Wood, Cotswolds Way

We enjoyed our first visit to Standish Wood.¬† This is a¬† ¬†National Trust¬†Wood with free car parking for members .¬† It was a scorching hot 28 degree Bank Holiday Monday.¬† It was very quiet¬† and cool under the trees. We were surprised how few people there were. I did a little capture with my Insta360ONE … Continue reading Standish Wood, Cotswolds Way

The Saul Junction

We enjoyed a pleasant Sunday at Saul Junction in Berkeley, Gloucestershire.¬† We ate a hearty breakfast at¬†The Stables Cafe.¬† There are boat rides on the canal available from here up to Gloucestershire¬† and down to Sharpness Docks. Such a beautiful part of the Cotswolds. I used my Insta360ONE camera to capture a clip in 360- … Continue reading The Saul Junction