Friday, 18 July 2014

When we were away

We have been back from Ambleside ( we had excellent weather) a week now so it is time high time for a post on the holiday.We managed to enjoy the surrounding countryside by walking-
This is Stock Ghyl Force in Ambleside.
High Sweden Bridge- an old pack horse bridge.
We also visited interesting places none more so than Blackwell- a house designed inside and out by M H Baillie Scott.He is probably my favourite Arts and Crafts architect and designer.
We also found splendid places to eat like Blackwell's above and Chesters , Skelwith Bridge below-
Chesters has an outside eating area perched just above the river and is a great place to think,read,write or daydream as well as enjoy generous portions of cake and fantastic home cooked pizzas. here is a link to them-
All in all a great holiday was had by the whole family.

4 comments:

  1. Glad the weather held out for you

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  2. I am really pleased to see that you had a great and relaxing holiday. You must be feeling a lot better now that you have had a chance to recharge your physical and mental batteries,

    All the best,

    Bob

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  3. Great pictures. Glad to see you looking totally relaxed....well done.

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  4. Oh, very nice! I'm envious of your green and pleasant landscapes over there. It's good you had a nice time away!

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