Burgos Cathedral

Burgos Cathedral is absolutely spectacular and it was just across the narrow road from the AirBnB where we spent a wonderful week. It was good to just sit and look at the building... READ MORE

Dereham in Norfolk

Dereham in Norfolk is an attractive market town. We passed through on our way up to Reepham and we returned on a market day. The market takes place in the middle of the... READ MORE

Chapels in Burgos Cathedral

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There are many beautiful chapels in Burgos Cathedral, all around the central nave but I am going to describe just a few. Chapel of San Jose This chapel, also known as the Chapel of the Presentation, was added to the … Continued

Burgos Cathedral

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Burgos Cathedral is absolutely spectacular and it was just across the narrow road from the AirBnB where we spent a wonderful week. It was good to just sit and look at the building and enjoy its splendour.

Setting off for Spain

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We are finally able to have a real holiday and so we are setting off for a delayed return to Spain. The Covid years were tough, with lots of health challenges, but we survived. I even managed to publish a … Continued

A curious church in Booton

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St Michael and All Angels in Booton near Reepham is a curious church in Booton, and was one of my favourite churches in North Norfolk. With its twin towers it looks spectacular. However, this is not an old building because … Continued

Great Witchingham and Little Witchingham Churches

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We had visited Dereham and walked in Foxley Woods and Great Witchingham and Little Witchingham Churches were on the route back to Reepham. These two churches hide away on small lanes in the middle of the countryside and were a … Continued

Dereham in Norfolk

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Dereham in Norfolk is an attractive market town. We passed through on our way up to Reepham and we returned on a market day. The market takes place in the middle of the town and has excellent fruit and vegetable … Continued

Felbrigg in Norfolk

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Felbrigg in Norfolk is a wonderful estate owned by the National Trust and a must-visit if you are n the area. It consists of a Hall dating from the the 1600s and surrounding woods, parkland and a walled garden. We … Continued

Sheringham Park in Norfolk

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Sheringham Park in Norfolk is very attractive parkland around a 19th century mansion. Humphry Repton (1752-1818) designed the landscape and the park has a reputation as one of his masterpieces. We were spending a week in Norfolk and this was … Continued

Creake Abbey in Norfolk

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Creake Abbey in Norfolk is a secret and slightly mystical site. There are shops and a cafe just round the corner but it didn’t feel appropriate to mix the 20C with the atmosphere of the site. The Abbey is close … Continued

South Creake in Norfolk

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South Creake in Norfolk is a very small village today and we really only saw the church, but it has ‘history’, and there are many interesting buildings in the area. Sadly I only found this out after our visit, and … Continued

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