Clandon Park

Last Saturday, as it was such a lovely bright sunny day and we had no plans, I cajoled Michael into making a visit to Clandon Park, a nearby National Trust property. It only took us 10 minutes to drive there and then we were quickly making our way up to the beautiful old house to … More Clandon Park

Inside Lacock Abbey

A few weeks ago I promised more posts on Lacock Abbey, and finally here’s the next one! As well as the older monastic part, there’s also the house which used to be home to the Talbot family and run a full staff. It was given to the National Trust in 1944, when times were hard … More Inside Lacock Abbey

Lacock Abbey

As I walked home across pavements that had been turned into small rivers, while the wind tried to make an impromptu balaclava of my hair, my thoughts turned longingly to the glorious summer of 2013 (which I really hope can be recreated this year)… In June 2013 my mum and I visited the lovely village … More Lacock Abbey