|This cottage was used in the Profumo affair, and can now be hired to stay in along with your own personal butler.|
After the boat ride, I was very pathetic and didn’t think I could face the climb back up the steps from the river bank – it’s quite a trek so we decided to hitch a ride on the little mobility bus which is there for people a little bit less able than us. Don’t panic, we didn’t take anyone’s seat – he was leaving to go back up with two empty seats, so we quickly took advantage of it.
|Us on the mobility bus.
Mobility bus – we sat right at the back facing out.
Now for some lovely pictures from around the grounds of the house – below the shell fountain.
Very picturesque garden which they plant up with different plants throughout the year to keep the colours going.
Now the following two pictures are for all those people who think that I’m obsessed with graveyards – in the grounds is a pet cemetery from a very long time ago – it’s very overgrown, but Ken and I like trying to work out what sort of pet the animal is by its name and how long it lived. Some do say the species, especially the horse ones, but some are just down right confusing.
|Headstones amongst the grass.|
|This is the confusing one – Pussy, a dear pug! Last time I looked, a pug is a dog.|
|If you look closely under the leaves, you will see a mother duck hiding from the sun with her babies.|