A Very Different Houghton

A few years ago I posted about a visit to an annual fair in Houghton-le-Spring, a former mining town in the North East of England, so as I drove through the village of Houghton in Cambridgeshire I couldn't help but contrast the two.  Strangely enough this village too has an annual "feast" though in the … Continue reading A Very Different Houghton


Wimpole’s Treat

The last National Trust property easily accessible from my journeys to Southend is Wimpole Hall, or more accurately the Wimpole Estate, for the extensive grounds and historical farm are part of the land owned by the trust as well as the Manor House. I have to say, that whilst the scale of the building is … Continue reading Wimpole’s Treat