Wrest Park in pictures

If you’ve seen my post “Wrest Park – My Favourite Place” you’ll know how much I love visiting Wrest, so I thought I’d share with you some of the other photographs I have taken there.  If you haven’t read the post, or you want to refresh your memory it is here.

front view of house
This is the back of the house and was taken on the hottest day of the year in July 2015.

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Loves & Hates – March

The inspiration for this post comes from “Woman & Home” magazine who have a celebrity “Loves & Hates” every month.

Loves

Tony Blackburn – he recently took over the “Sounds of the Sixties” slot on Radio 2 and I think is he doing a fabulous job.  The slot moved to 6am from 8am which I think is a bit early for his humour, and he is not everyone’s cup of tea, but he makes me chuckle and I enjoy the music that is played. Continue reading “Loves & Hates – March”

A DAY OUT AT: Wimpole Estate

Last Thursday the hubby and I went to Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire, which is in the care of the National Trust.

We have visited the house and estate a few times, but had not visited the folly since it and the Gothic Tower had been restored in 2015.  It was rather chilly that day, so we stopped for a warm scone and coffee in the cafe before we set off exploring. Continue reading “A DAY OUT AT: Wimpole Estate”

REVIEW: Beyond the Barricade

A couple of weeks ago, hubby and I went to the Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage to see Beyond the Barricade, a musical theatre group who perform hits from the musicals.  We have seen them a couple of times and each time, we are blown away by how awesome they are, performances often end with a standing ovation. Continue reading “REVIEW: Beyond the Barricade”

Wrest Park – My Favourite Place

I have been visiting Wrest Park for a number of years and I can honestly say it is one of my favourite English Heritage sites, so I was rather excited to be approached by Lily (one of their Historic Properties Stewards) and asked to write a few words on “My Favourite Place” in Wrest Park. Continue reading “Wrest Park – My Favourite Place”