House and garden

818 – Charlecote Park

7 Jul , 2018  

Charlecote Park

A very hot day. I meet Dave, Sue and Kaitlin along with Emma at 1.0pm for an afternoon exploring Charlecote just north of Stratford-upon-Avon, our annual trip out together. We begin with the interior of the house, the Great Hall and Library being the most impressive spaces. Kaitlin looks for depictions of pike in each […]

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House and garden

785 – Coughton Court

1 Jul , 2017  

Coughton Court

Arrive at 1.15pm on what becomes a gloriously sunny afternoon after a morning of drizzle, for a walk around Coughton Court getting up with Emma and Dave and his family (Sue, Kaitlin and Peter). We explore the beautiful formal gardens first, including the walled garden with narrow paths snaking through herbaceous borders and roses at […]

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House and garden

711 – Hanbury Hall

20 Jun , 2015  

Hanbury Hall, June 2015

Meet up with Emma, Dave, Sue and Kaitlin for an afternoon exploring my local National Trust property, meeting up at 1.30 in the car park. The weather is a disappointment; although warm, especially when the sun appears fleetingly, there are regular sharp showers which we try to dodge but do end up getting a bit […]

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650 – Croome Park

12 Jul , 2014  

Spend a lovely three hours on a very warm afternoon at Croome Court. Meet up with Emma and Dave including Dave’s wife Sue and daughter Kaitlin at the visitor entrance at 2.00pm. This is just in time to take prime position by Croome Church to see the Dakota flyover, part of the day’s RAF Defford […]

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