Attingham Park, Shrewsbury

I put these photos into Photoshop, but then decided to I liked them as they were.

Our visit to Attingham Park was a bit sporadic, yet I’m still glad we went even if it was rather cold! Next time I’ll make sure to go back more wrapped up, but then we could just go back when it’s a bit warmer…

After a tour round the house, where I kept trying to make Ryan laugh, we wandered up to the deer since I was dying to take some photos of them. Next time, I’ll try and take a longer lens as I could photograph them all day!

Bodnant Garden

This is somewhere which I’ve wanted to go for such a long time. It’s so easy to just get absorbed into estate gardens when you walk around them. So many paths with the only decision required is which path to take next.

Either way, this is where Ryan and I spent our Sunday and the closer we got to the garden the further the sun came from behind the clouds. Some might say we lucked out really!

This little guy started to follow us round!

Erddig in Autumn

Early memories of Erddig Hall involve making an appearance in the local newspaper due to having attended their Apple Festival with school. (This year’s Apple Festival is coming up on the 1st October!)

I’ve not visited the house or gardens since school, but I have taken Jenson to wander around the grounds of the estate. This being said, walking around the gardens was almost something new and different to see.

Summer is amazing, but the colours the transitional period bring between Summer and Autumn can turn landscapes into a sea of golden colour.

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Walking through the back of the Stables brought us out to the side of the house which looked out onto the rolling Welsh hillsides. A building with such uniform features having an incredible presence in the scenery around it.

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Through a small wooden gate we were taken into a vast expanse of fruit trees & countless varieties of plants which were positioned precisely in flower beds throughout Erddig’s walled gardens.

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Bees were bumbling about. Friendly ducks greeting everyone in site…or searching for food perhaps? Either way, it was a perfect afternoon. Feeling so far from the modern world, yet not really missing it either.

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