Walking the North Wales Pilgrim’s Way

This week I took some time off to walk the beginning of the North Wales Pilgrim’s Way with my brother and sister-in-law. It was so nice to step out of my normal routine and environment and be outside for most of the day — even when that meant getting soaked in the rain and wet … Continue reading Walking the North Wales Pilgrim’s Way

Dartington Estate

While in Devon – in addition to visiting Buckfast Abbey – we visited Dartington. Our main reason for visiting was a tango event (really fun!) but one afternoon we decided to stroll through the gardens. I hadn’t read much of anything about Dartington before our visit, so I had no idea what I would find there. I was … Continue reading Dartington Estate

Buckfast Abbey

On a recent trip to Devon, my husband and I realized we were staying just down the road from Buckfast Abbey. We decided on a whim to take a stroll to the abbey and through their gardens. The site was first used for an abbey in 1018, and the current gardens are inspired by medieval … Continue reading Buckfast Abbey