Heights of Abraham Sun 2 Oct 2016

imgp0977Well, several of had not been up there before, and others not for a long time, so we set off.  A ride in a cable car, and we foundimgp0976 a full day’s worth  of things to see

 

 

 

 

Some of the party at the highest point!

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Doddington Hall Sculptures 11 Sep 16

imgp0972imgp0971We found out just in time for the last day about a summer exhibition of sculptures at Doddington Hall near Lincoln….. so we went

It was good-we’ll go again when it’s next on, in 2018

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Brussels Holiday in May 2016

Here are a few shots from the Leicester IVC Holiday in Brussels. We visited the City, Bruges , and the Waterloo Battlefield

 

In the Grand Square

In the Grand Square

the Atomium

the Atomium

waterloo battlefield--the mound

waterloo battlefield–the mound

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Sunday 8th May-return visit to Stoneywell

Blossoms at Stoneyeell

Blossoms at Stoneywell

blossoms at Stoneywell

blossoms at Stoneywell

Stoneywell is the new National Trust Property in Charnwood Forest. We went last year and decided to return in rhododendron season See previous year’s post.

 

 

 

After that, we went off to the Copt Oak

Again

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Bluebell Walk Sunday 1st May

the walkers

the walkers

1st May and we mounted an expedition into the Outwoods in search of bluebells. This was successfully completed in good time to return to civilization before it rained

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Treak Cliff Cavern and Peveril castle– Sunday 2 April

Stalactites inside Treak Cavern

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View of Peveril Castle

We set off to see these two attractions near Castleton in Derbyshire. It was a  rather wet day, but it made no difference in the cave!

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Visit to Kenilworth castle,April 10th

The Elizabethan Garden

The Elizabethan Garden

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The Stable Block

The Stable Block

On a sunny day in April, some of us set out for Kenilworth Castle. Great place, we had a good day out.

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View of Kenilworth Castle on arrival

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Some of our members by the entrance

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