Welcome to the Sunday Stills feature hosted by Terri Webster Schrandt. This week's theme is Beautiful Beaches. I love being by the sea, here are a few of my favourite beaches... A stunning beach in Northumberland over looked by the equally stunning Bamburgh castle. Two of the many Cornish beaches, Carbis Bay and St Ives. … Continue reading #SundayStills ~ #Beaches Around the UK #Nature #Photography
#ThrowbackThursday ~ Lyme Regis #Photography
A different Throwback Thursday this week. I haven’t been back to Lyme Regis since we moved up North but I’m hoping to get there this year. So in anticipation, I’m going on a virtual visit, which I hope you enjoy too.
Shaftesbury and the Abbey Ruins
The entrance to the Abbey The excavated foundations of the Abbey, once a Benedictine nunnery founded by King Alfred around 888AD and destroyed during the reign of Henry VIII in 1539. The Abbey ruins are enclosed by a walled garden. A statue of Alfred the Great The remains of a tomb.. and a marble coffin, … Continue reading Shaftesbury and the Abbey Ruins
Littlebredy is, as its name suggests, a small village situated in the Bride valley between Bridport and Dorchester, with a population of just 85. It boasts a lovely little church... Some very pretty cottages... And lovely grounds belonging to Bridehead, the mansion at the centre of the village...
Durdle Door/Corfe Castle
Another lovely day yesterday. Freezing cold but sunny...and dry! Couldn’t let that go to waste so we headed down into Dorset. First stop was Durdle Door, an iconic landmark on the Jurassic coast...heights are so not my thing..and this was high! So it was a quick click and back to my comfort zone = way … Continue reading Durdle Door/Corfe Castle
Lyme Regis ~ Dorset
Taking advantage of the lovely sunny, crisp and perfect November day on the beautiful Jurassic Coast...
Sherborne Abbey, Dorset
We visited here again today. The Abbey was founded in the year 705 AD by Aldhelm, the then Abbot of Malmesbury and is a gloriously Gothic structure which has been added on to over the years. In it’s lifetime it’s been a Saxon Cathedral, a Benedictine Abbey and now is a Parish Church. The Abbey as … Continue reading Sherborne Abbey, Dorset