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Rufford Abbey


It was a lovely day on Sunday, perfect for a steady walk around the grounds at Rufford Abbey. As we approached Rufford the mist dropped down but it was still nice enough to walk.
Although the buildings are not to my taste, being a building that was left to fall into a ruin. The grounds are pleasant to walk in I always like to visit the artist gallery.

I prefer to look around the grounds at the amazing sculptures. This is my favourite….

The scent in the herb garden was so strong and pleasant although a lot of the beds had been cleared.

I love the colouring on this tree….

In the art gallery I was really taken by these sculptures. If only I could afford their prices……

It was a pleasant few hours and gave us a good appetite for our Sunday dinner.

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Very attractive items in the gallery - it's disappointing to see these gorgeous things we can't afford!

Some of the sculptures in the garden reminded me of Noseypotter's work! I'm sure he'll love the man with the apple and the following one.

22 Oct, 2012


An interesting place ...

22 Oct, 2012


Just love those sculptures Hb...:>)

22 Oct, 2012


Thank you. Added to favourities for embroidery ideas.

23 Oct, 2012


What delightful gardens Hb. no wonder you enjoyed your walk, I rather like the arboured walkway, most unusual.

23 Oct, 2012


I too love the arboured walkway thanks for sharing your day out.

23 Oct, 2012


I am glad you all like the sculptures too. I would love to have the one holding the apple in my garden...It looked like Whisteria on the arboured walkway. Must go in May/June to see it in flower.Thankyou all for looking. :o))

24 Oct, 2012

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