This past bank holiday Monday the boy and I headed to Selby to meet up with his mom and sister as they said they had a market on, and it’s only about 35 minutes away. The market wasn’t much to write home about (just your typical street hawkers) but Selby Abbey was something special.
Last Saturday the boy and I headed to Nostell Priory, which is only about half an hour away but for some reason we’ve never been. We joined up with the National Trust online before we went that morning for a whopping 35 pound each for a year to gain access to lots of country houses, castles, manors etc. It’s a pretty sweet deal considering a lot of these properties cost upwards from 10 pound per person to gain entry. For the first property we visited, we picked a good one.
Saturday Adam and I hijacked his sister’s dog George, picked up our friend Bev, and headed to Yorkshire Sculpture park for the day to take full advantage of the sunshine. We layered up, but with all the walking up and down hills we did, we were in a constant state of taking off our warm clothes and then putting them back on.
The Monday after Easter the guy and I headed to Derbyshire to visit Haddon Hall in Bakewell. After a pretty drive through the countryside and some hidden forests, we arrived at this unexpected gem.CONTINUE READING