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Millars Dale Viaduct

Spent the afternoon in Millars Dale unclipping the kids as they abseiled down this viaduct. A pleasant sunny afternoon until the heavens opened just as we were about to leave. 71 more words


Lucy's Diary (Kedleston Hall)

Today was another day of sunshine and cloud but was mostly dry so me and the husband decided to finally visit Kedleston Hall.

This is the link to their website. 275 more words


Travel - Peak District

Travel – peak district

my week at woodland lodge.

A few weeks ago I took an eagerly awaited train from new street station in Birmingham to the village of Cromford, in the Derbyshire Dales. 113 more words

Sunday Sevens // 26 2015

It’s that time of year when the days are flying by, and what warm and sticky days they’ve been this week.

Sunday Sevens is a weekly blog series which gives a general overview of the minutiae that can make up an individual week. 398 more words

Packhorse Bridge, River Goyt

The first of nine days of residentials for 12-13 year olds in the Buxton area of Derbyshire. A different area to explore. Came across this quaint little packhorse bridge in the Goyt valley but slightly disappointed to later learn that it only dates from 1965. 61 more words


In the Shadows.....and an Exotic Surprise!

A Crystal White Hosta flower reaches out from the Shadows….

As many of us have mentioned this season has not followed the usual time table or predictable habits. 185 more words


Cut-velvet at Hardwick

In the previous post about the flossy silk hangings at Hardwick Hall I mentioned the Cut-Velvet Bedroom next door. Here are some images of that room, with its cut-velvet bed. 207 more words