Our English Heritage – walk with me?
Well, the young uns are back at school and, as often happens, we’re enjoying a last glimpse of Summer. Whoo- hoo! Share with me a balmy day in Barnard Castle, Teesdale.
A first peak at the River Tees, sparkling in the sunlight
And cascading over the rocks
I love the power of the water as it slaloms down the river
Around the bend and a hint of castle appears
And then the bridge
Isn’t this how a ruined castle should look?
While the river flows respectfully by
Over the bridge
My favourite shot
Stay close to the river and cross over another bridge
A strange one this, but you can sit in the middle and contemplate
Time to wander back up the High St
Maybe a little window shopping?
Choose between ancient pub and “ye olde tea shoppe”
Who are these little characters?
Back to the bandstand and turn right, signed Bowes
And a chateau awaits, now Bowes Museum
But who is the gargoyle waiting for?
The view from the terraces
The griffin’s spotted something
Much to our surprise, a Bengali wedding is taking place
Heritage of every kind. Hope you enjoyed our little stroll? It was too warm to hurry.
Still sunny today and I’m off to walk across the park to my zumba class. That’ll tire me out for the weekend! Have a good one, won’t you?
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