We enjoy a few hours at the lovely Restoration red brick house outside Newport and run by the National Trust. Enjoy a super home made soup in the busy cafe, then walk through the gardens with Christmas decorations to the Orangery and stable block. On the way we enjoy listening to the carol singers in […]
Part of a day visiting Alex and Keith. Although it is cloudy, it is dry and warm with sunshine in the late afternoon.We spend several hours exploring this nearby 17th century house made of brick, unusual for South Wales. The running of the house and grounds was taken over by the National Trust back in […]
With Alex. Near Newport, Wales. Cloudy with some rain. Once owned by the rich Morgan family. Guided tour of the family rooms – hall and gilt room most impressive. Detailed tour of servants rooms – very informative. Huge cedar tree and parterre garden.