We found two wonderful Romanesque churches outside Zamora, just beyond the walls. So many of these early churches inside the walls have been changed, or highly decorated. It was a joy to find these two which remain much simpler.
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
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
North Creake in Norfolk is a small village barely two miles away from South Creake. Both villages are situated on the River Burn, and both have remarkable and substantial churches. Between the two villages is Creake Abbey. We visited in … Continued
Binham Priory is an impressive partial ruin near the North Norfolk coast which has stood here for 1,000 years. Binham Priory was established shortly after the Conquest and remained in place until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 16th … Continued
North Elmham and Binham Priory are two fascinating and perhaps surprising sites in North Norfolk. This day in North Norfolk turned out to be all about visiting churches. We started by visiting the ruins at North Elmham, about half an … Continued
We were finally on our way for a week’s break, and decided to have a coffee break in Wymondham after visiting Wymondham Abbey in Norfolk. What an extraordinary site! I am used to seeing buildings like this on the Continent, … Continued