Fountains Abbey

Last Sunday I visited Fountains Abbey in North Yorkshire with my parents, a day out to celebrate both my birthday and their 45th wedding anniversary. It’s a wonderful place to visit for several different reasons. The ruins of the Cistercian abbey, destroyed with the dissolution of the monasteries under the orders of King Henry VIII, … More Fountains Abbey

Warwick Castle

Last week I visited Warwick Castle, a beautiful fortress on the banks of the River Avon. It was a beautiful day, both weather-wise and as it was spent in the company of my parents and  my nephew. Many of you may know my mum, Millie Thom, as she also blogs and we take part in … More Warwick Castle