This photo was taken at Carlton cemetery on one of the many sunny days we’ve had in April. When our choices are limited when outside, then you have to take advantage of any place that is still open, and cemeteries can be a great place for a peaceful walk away from people.
Just before the lockdown we managed to have one last day out. As it was sunny we headed to Derbyshire and to Kedleston Hall. At this point the grounds were still open so we thought a nice walk would be a good idea.Although it was a lovely looking sunny day there was an unforgiving wind … More A last adventure…for now
We enjoyed a lovely walk around the University of Nottingham grounds on a relatively warm day, which brought along with it a cold wind. This didn’t stop us enjoying an ice cream on our walk round though! Since we last visited a few things have changed with unsafe and old trees being cut down to … More University of Nottingham- Lakeside Renovation
When we visited Hardwick in late January it was cold, quiet and both the new and old halls were closed. We also wanted to see the herb and other gardens to see what had grown and flowered, as in January it was just soil and labels of what would be growing. We took lunch with … More Hardwick Revisited
I have not written a TravelTuesday post in a while, so thought I would post this lovely photo of the rally field at Rutland Caravan and Camping. We visited the in-laws on one of their days off from working at this campsite and we timed it well with the good weather. It meant we could … More Spring in Rutland
There’s plenty of things to see in Nottingham. Whether you go for a walk, cycle or are just driving through. But I like to walk and I’m a quick walker at that! On my walks I have taken photos of the pretty sights and hidden treasures around Nottingham. Nottingham city centre to Gamston – 3 … More Walking in Nottingham: Part 1
We were a bit wary when we first arrived into Tamworth, parking in an old car park in the dreary Ankerside shopping centre. It was opened in 1980 and it looked like it. The shopping centre had suffered the fate of a nearby retail park taking a lot of the good stores and custom. It’s a shame … More Sunshine on Tamworth