Finished the week with a few tasks at Pradoe then headed to the Peaks District for a long weekend.
We were well looked after by Chris and Irene Shimwell. (they are the parents of my nephew James & his wife)
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The cane enclosure had apparently not had a lot of attention over the last few years. We thought this would be a good project to get stuck into before the ride-on lawnmower was ready to go.
This is what it looked like before we started
We then headed to the village of Youlgreave which is situated in the Peaks District. Chris & Irene hosted us for the three days we were there. We really appreciated their hospitality and look forward to catching up with them when they next come to NZ.
We visited Haddon Hall which is owned by the Duke of Rutledge. It was built in the 12th century and was dormant from the 1700’s until the 1920’s. (the link above gives you the history)
The following day we walked beside the Lathkil River and had a very nice lunch at the Lathkil Pub overlooking the rolling English countryside.
Ann love browsing in the shops at Bakewell and few minutes drive from Youlgraeve