Northumberland Castles Challenge #8
The 29th March was an important date in our Northumberland Castles Challenge…the date that all the English Heritage Castles in Northumberland opened. Armed with all the time in the world (thank you Easter Holidays) we celebrated by visiting 3 of our closest castles in a week! Today I bring you our visit to Belsay Hall and Castle. It’s 14 miles North West of Newcastle and a blinking lovely day out!
Belsay Hall and Castle – 1st April 2015
It’s a Wednesday morning, and despite a suspect forecast, the sun has bravely put his hat on. Gabby is dragging my friend Jenny around on an Alice in Wonderland themed treasure hunt. I can hear them but they have left the large open garden in front of the grand Grecian Hall. (more…)