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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Beningborough Hall

After a lovely meal last night I was zzzzzzing at about 9pm!

I decided I wouldn't drive that far today so I stayed relatively local and headed to Beningborough Hall. Another reason was the forecast was good and I thought the gardens would be good for butterflies (any reason why I left the dSLR in the car?).

Beningborough is a Georgian Mansion built in 1716. It is home to more than 100 Portraits from the National Portrait Gallery oh and the top floor has a lot of hands on exhibits. 

Any ideas where the tea room is?

This stretch of Lavender was a live with bees and the odd flutter

A buddleia bush? Cue a few butterflies!

I was disappointed on my scone 2 years ago but not this time!

The story goes that an airman billeted here rode a horse down the stairs.

T E Lawrence

Memorial to the Air force pilots bases here


Ragged Robin said...

What a gorgeous set of photos of a lovely NT place. Love the giant teapot sculpture and all the butterflies, bees and hoverflies :)

Tricia Ryder said...

Just love that teapot and Beningborough looks really beautiful.good flutter shots..

Asleep by 9.00 a.m. eh?? 😊