Saturday October 12th 2019

Up soon after 7am, and left at 9.40am – not bad for us!

Had decided to head homewards as the weather is awful – rain, though the wind has dropped overnight.

Journey via A12, M25 and M3 busy and a … Read more ...

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Friday 11th October 2019

Mild night, dull, dry, breezy.

Rain threatened, but in fact mostly dry.

Walked around CL smallholding, interesting.

Went to Walberswick, wandered around, had cream tea in “curiosity shop” cum café.

Returned to CL, had (more) tea, read. Deb had shoulder … Read more ...

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Thursday 10th October 2019

Chilly night but we were cosy in the caravan!

Showers in superb CL shower room – an excellent site!

Left about 11am for 12 km walk to sea and around Minsmere Nature Reserve. Sun warm but offset by brisk wind.… Read more ...

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Wednesday 9th October 2019

Unsure whether to stay another night or move on. Phoned ahead but no reply so decided to go anyway and just turn up.

Drove to Fisher’s Field CL – hiccup on the way when RH indicator on caravan not working. … Read more ...

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Tuesday 8th October 2019

To Ickworth House, nr Bury St Edmunds, started with guided tour of state rooms, then coffee then went round whole place, then walk to walled garden. Very interesting.

Sunny at times but not warm.

Waitrose on way back to CL.… Read more ...

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Monday 7th October 2019

Lazy start – not raining but cool. Drove to Lavenham, went to Guildhall (NT). Very old, built 1529, amazing it has survived. Lunch in NT café.

Wandered around town/village, very picturesque, very old, many half-timbered buildings.

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Sunday 6th October 2019

Very heavy rain overnight, ground very wet in morning.

Did most of packing up, then shopping and fuel at nearby Tesco, coffee and off at 12pm.

Straightforward journey though some heavy rain at times. Last bit tricky on narrow roads.… Read more ...

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Saturday 5th October 2019

Dry and cool, 12°. Cloudy at first, brightened up later. Lazy morning but set of 12.15pm to Thorley Church, arrived after 2pm.

Eventually found Les and Dora’s graves – Deb cleaned up Dora’s stone. Had lunch in porch of church, … Read more ...

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Friday 4th October 2019

Drove via Tesco (to get present of wine) to Jacky’s at Howlett End. Lovely large place with 1.6 acre garden. Such a lovely welcome.

Chatted, lunch, walk around garden and quick look at their new Bailey Unicorn caravan, more chat, … Read more ...

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Thursday 3rd October 2019

Packed up after some overnight rain.Drove to Stone House Farm CL at Little Hadham, nr Bishop’s Stortford, took about 4 hours. Roads busy but OK.

Went for circular walk (1 hour), lovely views of undulating countryside.

Nice CL, quiet, apart … Read more ...

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