Welcome to my last blog post of 2020! Last week I showcased Christmas lights in Didcot. This week it’s the turn of the Christmas tree festival in East Hagbourne.
Last weekend I had the best takeaway of 2020. It was also my first ever takeaway meal from a pub.
This walk visits two local villages, both with good pubs, interesting histories and thriving communities.
Pre Covid-19, Style Acre tea room was one of our regular lunch haunts. Whilst it initially closed during lockdown it reopened over the summer, first as a takeaway and now for eat in dining. What did we think of our recent visit?
Whilst most readers will be familiar with Wittenham Clumps how many of you have discovered Broad Arboretum? It sees a fraction of the visitors that flock to the nearby Clumps but has plenty of interest for nature lovers.
Continue reading “Earth Trust Broad Arboretum, near Long Wittenham”
Last weekend I made my first visit of the year to Dorchester Abbey tearoom. Situated in the abbey grounds the small tearoom offers a varied selection of cakes, all baked by local volunteers. Of course, it’s not the only attraction in Dorchester-on-Thames so why not visit for the afternoon, eat cake and explore the village.
We often visit Blewbury, although this is usually to eat lunch at the Style Acre tea room. This week I decided to explore the village itself. What did I discover?
East Hendred is a great village to wander around at any time but one lady’s craft obsession has made it even better at the moment!
This is a walking route I’ve re-discovered recently, primarily due to the coronavirus lockdown and trying to find different places for my daily exercise.