So I went to Thornton-le-Dale a picturesque village down the road. It is very touristy lots of tea rooms. I liked it as it had a large pond....
Sledmere house was closed today so off to Castle Howard but there was a triathon on and the roads were chocker block with bikes. Hmmm I missed my turn off I think as I was concentrating on avoiding bikes and it was belting down.... I saw the sign for Nunnington and thought well may as well have lunch there. It stopped raining as well!!!
A few post lunch photos
Clarence is very concerned that Peter Rabbit is left out in the rain!!!
As I had eaten a scone here last Saturday I went for a latte and the Pea Lettuce and Mint Soup which was rather tasty. Young Pickering posing with the coffee!
BTW £2.15 is the price of an NT cup of tea up here! A scone and tea is £4 hmmm I'm sure I normally pay less at home!!
After lunch the sun came out!!!
I found a chair which was dry and decided to read. I went for another stroll
I returned to my seat to continue my book.... my view!
Nothing that I had planned buy a lovely day. Oh forgot to mention Tree Sparrow on thfeeders