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The landscape around Orellan in northern Spain was dramatic enough but the mining undertaken by the Romans in the second and third centuries AD radically…

The cathedral in Avila is purported to be the oldest Gothic cathedral in Spain, but then again Burgos also makes the same claim. Anyway, it was one of my…

The spectacular medieval walls around the old town of Avila in northern Spain. Amazing to see from a distance and fascinating to walk round. The existing wall…

Fall on a 18th century farm, a reenactment of how much work went into everything on their daily lives,, just a sample I saw today,,

The Grade II listed Point of Ayr Lighthouse is located in Talacre, North Wales. Literally drenched in history this light house has many stories to tell.…

I drove across country today, making my way home from the east coast having visited my mother. En route I stopped off at Conisbrough Castle, near Doncaster,…

The other day we had a trundle up to Oswestry to stroll around the earth ramparts of the Iron Age hill fort just north of the town. You can kind of see some of…

Not the Duke of Wellington or Bernard Montgomery but a 72-year old Field Marshall tractor trundling around the village yesterday. Very different from the modern…

...or hell, depending on your taste. I visited Wightwick Manor in Staffordshire which was an old manor, remodelled and hugely extended in the late 19th century…

A brief visit to Croome Park near Worcester today on yet another gloomy day. I've never been a fan of the garden design of Capability Brown and I'm afraid…

Hereford, our county town, is 30 minutes drive away and as I was there yesterday I went for a wander round the cathedral. Here's a quick summary of its history:…

A concatenation of four windows from Beaumaris Castle in Wales. I liked the colours and geometric designs that reflect part of the design drawings and plans for…
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