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April 23, 2018

Spring is finally here.

Everything is blooming in Brown Knowl, home to the Sandstone Trail cottages. Local gardens have come to life at last.
April 23, 2018

Spring returns to Brown Knowl

From our roving reporter who notes that Spring has definitely arrived in Brown Knowl with local gardens showing plenty of signs of life including a feathered […]
April 23, 2018

Lake Vyrnwy. Mystical!

From our country drives manager who’s had a cracking day out to Lake Vyrnwy, an hour’s drive away from the Sandstone Trail Cottages.  The lake, which […]
March 11, 2018

Reggie from Huddersfield waits patiently

Reginald the Boxer enjoyed 2 nights in Granary Cottage. 11 months old and so friendly.
March 2, 2018

Chester Cathedral Tower

From our special correspondent, some scenes from a recent visit to Chester. Join a tour of the cathedral tower for stunning views over Chester as well […]
March 2, 2018

Ferry Cross the Mersey

From our roving correspondent, “Another fine but freezing day out with a boat trip across the Mersey to  Liverpool and a trip up the tower of […]
February 26, 2018

Pheasant semi-safe ’til the 1st October

Percy Pheasant on his morning stroll looking for a mate.  The shooting season finished on 1st February so Percy’s safe from being shot.  Now all he’s […]
February 26, 2018

Pontcysyllte aqueduct is 213 years old.

Our roving reporter has been out to the Pontcysyllte aqueduct (before you ask, it’s pronounced Pontky Silty).  A tremendous feat of engineering opened in 1805, crossing […]
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