Whenever Wensleydale comes up in conversation, I trot out the old fact that it is the only one of ‘The Dales’ to be named after its town, rather than its river. (The river is the Ure, by the way.)
Until recently I had neither visited Wensley, nor its Dale. However, with the Churches Conservation Trust app to hand. I made a detour to do just that.
Continue reading “Holy Trinity Church, Wensley”
Wales is excellent isn’t it? I had the pleasure to visit St Hywyn’s church in Aberdaron on a beautiful day. I had never visited either Wales, or Aberdaron before, so was of course enchanted by both.
Continue reading “St Hywyn’s, Aberdaron”
Dunton is a hamlet near Fakenham in Norfolk. On our way back from a tea room, Mum and I decided to drop by Dunton, because that’s what we like to do! The church is in the middle of the image above and has a rectangular cemetery. In the area, and Anglo-Saxon cemetery has been excavated, but the church itself dates to the 14th/15th century.
Continue reading “St Peter, Dunton, Norfolk”
I hope every visitor to the Abbey makes some time to visit the parish church next door – it’s brilliant!
Continue reading “St Mary’s Whitby”