A Visit to Chirk Castle #Photography #MedievalFortress

It was lovely to be out and about again, even on a bank holiday. Having to book a slot to visit the castle meant the visitor numbers were kept to a reasonable number and the place wasn't overrun. Building Chirk Castle began in the latter part of the 13th century and was one of several … Continue reading A Visit to Chirk Castle #Photography #MedievalFortress

Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge #Photography #SundayBlogShare

Cee's Which Way challenge is all about capturing the roads, walks, trails, rails, steps, signs, etc. we move from one place to another on.  You can walk on them, climb them, drive them, ride on them, as long as the specific way is visible.  Any angle of a bridge is acceptable as are any signs. … Continue reading Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge #Photography #SundayBlogShare

#Alnwick ~ a #Castle with a Twist #Photography

We were unable to get inside the castle as it was closed for refurbishment, so this photograph from Pixabay shows the scope of the building. I had never seen a castle complete with figures on the turrets before. This is also a stately home, and has been the seat of the Dukes of Northumberland since … Continue reading #Alnwick ~ a #Castle with a Twist #Photography

#Historic Edlingham ~ #MondayBlogs Church & Castle #Ruins #EnglishHeritage

It was just by chance we found this tiny little hamlet of Edlingham, which comprises only a small group of houses and sits in a beautiful valley. I love finding unexpected treasures like this. Included in this out of the way place is the medieval 11th century church of St John the Baptist. According to … Continue reading #Historic Edlingham ~ #MondayBlogs Church & Castle #Ruins #EnglishHeritage