24 Aug 2016

A Weekend Jaunt.........

This weekend we headed off to Oxfordshire. 

For some time I wanted to visit Warwick Castle so we decided that we would stay locally and have a day out with a picnic.

Sadly I wasn't that impressed with Warwick Castle, The rooms inside the main part of the castle are Victorian and  are beautiful but i felt i would have liked a bit more information about the rooms / era.

After our picnic, we decided to leave and drive into Warwick town. It was so beautiful. everywhere there were quiescently English building that must have such a colorful story to tell. 

30's Beach Pyjamas - from House of Foxy
Gene Shoe' Red Round Toe Tap Shoes - from Lindy Bop

In one of the main bedrooms within the castle

The beautiful State room

After leaving Warwick Castle we ventured into Warwick town, it was so very pretty. We found a little Historic Tea shop called Brethrens tea rooms. 
 The Bretherns was established in 1571 but can be dated back to 1383 as a kitchen that was in constant use.  Of course we had some refreshment here to take in the breathtaking building! 

On Sunday we went to Blenheim Place. I would highly recommend a trip here. Once you have purchased your ticket you can validate it for a year, so you can go back as many times as you choose at no extra cost. 

 The beautiful gates of Blenheim

 Dress - original 1950's 
Shoes - Miss L Fire
Handbag - original 1950's

In the beautiful formal gardens 


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