Decided to get the most from our National Trust membership and so off we went to Chastleton House, near Moreton –in-the-Marsh., billed as “one of England’s finest and most complete Jacobean houses”. It turned out not to be an exaggeration; a … Continue reading →
This weekend we went into Woodstock. Rosemary felt we had not been there for some years. Checkout out some expensive antique shops, you can tell where the market is aimed at when you see the newsagent selling the Herald Tribune. Afterwards into … Continue reading →
Lovely warm sunny day, so decided to go and visit a National Trust site. Chose Cannons Ashby Home of the Dryden Family. Manor House containing Elizabethan wall paintings & Jacobean plaster work, formal gardens, medieval church and parkland.
While England were playing Sweden, we went to Waddesdon Manor to see the Golden Jubilee crowns. These were two spectacular plant crowns on both sides of the drive way to the house.
This week end the weather was not too bad. No rain, No wind, but only a little sun. We managed a trip out to Stow Landscape gardens. These are managed by the National Trust and are around the public school … Continue reading →