The weather was perfect this afternoon for a trip to the Fine Art & Antiques Fair at Cressing Temple Barns. It was a setting to match the collections.
We tried something a little different this morning – getting the bikes on the train at Marks Tey to Sudbury, and then cycling back to Marks Tey
After some pretty foul weather for the last couple of weeks, today was dry and bright at times, if a little windy. Almost perfect weather for the Essex Castle bike ride.
The Swan is beautiful 14th Century inn, located in the shadow of the majestic Chappel viaduct, which is a pretty unique piece of landscape to have at the bottom of your beer garden!
Audley End House came up trumps again this afternoon, with a special event whose highlight was eight mounted cavalry charging up and down beside the river.
After a morning cycling round the countryside doing the Tour of Tendring, a relaxing afternoon was the order of the day, and we picked well in heading off to Layer Marney Tower for their mini beer and music festival.
The long-standing Tour de Tendring cycle ride was a big success yesterday. Over 1,000 cyclists took part, choosing either the shorter 20mile route, or the…
Most of my cycle routes to date have been circular ones from Colchester, based on the very simple logic that I didn’t have a cycle…
We finally made it to RHS Garden Hyde Hall today, and were hugely impressed!
We’ve driven around the north-west of Essex for many years, seeing the brown tourist signs for The Gardens of Easton Lodge, and finally got there…