Monday, 6 June 2011

A little Treat

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With Teenage Boy holidaying in France last week and me feeling all jittery about him being away from home for a week,Mr F. decided we should have a little treat. It certainly helped me stop worrying. We had just one night away in gorgeous B&B in Lacock. Above, you can see our very own private door with polished wooden stairs that led up to our cosy bedroom, set away from the main house. We even had our own little garden to enjoy the evening sunshine. We spent the morning in Bath, where I got chance to visit some of my favourite shops and spend some money I shouldn't have. But Lacock was the real treat. In fact, I've taken so many photographs, I'll have to blog the second day of our trip in a seperate post. As there are quite a few pictures, I won't bore you with many words.

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This is the main building of our little getaway.

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And the view from one of windows in our room.

From another of our windows you could see St Cyriac's church

We were also next door to house of James and Lily Potter. In fact it's where they were murdered by the evil Lord Voldemort.

Of course any visit to Lacock is not complete without a visit to Lacock Abbey, also used in the Harry Potter films

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The Abbey gardens and grounds were very pretty too.

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How about a little tour of the village houses, shops and gardens?

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Such a pretty, peaceful village, although I was a little disappointed not to bump into Colin Firth, Greg Wise or Judi Dench...maybe next time. by the way, Teenage Boy arrived safely home yesterday, having had a brillant holiday with his friends. He brought this with him

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Simone said...

The photos are wonderful. I am sure I would have loved it there. It looks like your boy had a great time too!!! x

Catherine said...

Lovely! Kind of place you would expect to see Tom Baranaby...a bit Midsommerish!! LOL! Cx

Rosie said...

What a perfect place for a little treat - your B&B looks wonderful. I love Lacock Abbey - your photos are super. Glad your boy is home safe:)

harmony and rosie said...

Beautiful, absolutely beautiful - not the last two photos though, there's a reality check if ever there was one!

Louise said...

ah back to reality with that pile of laundry!

Lacock looks lovely! I'm looking forward to part two!


PS are you interested in a low season visit to Bodenham?! I have two entry tickets going spare, so just let me know if you can use them!

Pipany said...

I do love it when you take us on your pretty trips away Tracey. Just so lovely to see your pics and now I am adding Lacock to my list of places to visit. Glad your son is back safe and sound x

Mummy Boo Bear said...

What a gorgeous place to stay in, I dont think Lacock is all that far away from me and yet never have been! How bad is that. Might have to remedy that soon. It looks just gorgeous!

Lol what a lovely home coming pressie for his mum! A lovely sand collection of dirty clothes! Awww at least he had fun.


cupcakejojo said...

What an absolutely gorgeous place to have a little break! So looks like it was good for the soul! All that sand must mean your son had a fab time, so good times all round.....hurrah!

Jo x

LissyLou said...

how gorgeous, i'm going to put that on my list of places to stay xx

Posie said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous, looks stunning, and then lovely to have your teenage boy and his bag of dirty washing home safe and sound.

Tabiboo said...

That looks like such a beautiful place and roses round the door - it doesn't get any better then that.

Just perfect.

Nina xxx

ps. I'm not looking forward to the teenage washing years :)

potterjotter said...

It all looks soooo idyllic and your pictures are gorgeous. Am looking for somewhere for an Autumn break and you've given me ideas!

Paula said...

We visited Lacock back in April and loved it, such a pretty little village. Also love that 1st photo you've shown, the door with the roses climbing up the wall, beautiful.

Louise said...

Thank you for you kind words on my latest post!

It sounds like you are experiencing similar work related problems, or someone you know. I'm so glad Dave has quit as I have hated his company for years for making him to do unpaid holiday and cheating him out of holidays and things like that. It makes me so angry!

I shall miss some of places near you, but finally having Dave here after all those years of travelling is going to be great!

We will be able to share lots of peak district adventures once he is settled here!

Rose H (UK) said...

Goodness! What a splendid place to spend a few days :o)
Hi Tracey, thank you for visiting my blog. I've had a look through yours and it seem we have a lot in common! I love Leominster, and last visit we had lunch in one of the antique places you pictured!
Sorry that you're not able to add to 'Followers'...I've been having such problems with blogger, could I suggest you try un-checking the 'keep me signed in' box on Google sign in - it has worked for me.
Best wishes, and welcome!
Rose H

Michelle said...

Lovely photos of a lovely place. Have lots of fond memories of visits there. Had the pleasure of attending a Christening at the beautiful church, and our car nearly got stuck in the ford! M x

Alchamillamolly said...

Wow that looks lovely for a place to stay. Can you send me the email address as we want to go somewhere nice and peaceful like that in the next few weeks.

That pile of clothes takes me back to my boys teenage years!!