Today’s excursion was to Melford Hall in Suffolk, we didn’t go into the house but wandered around the outside area and gardens. In the adjacent fields there were some big sheep, no lambs and one of them posed for his photograph.
The weather was a little changeable so the blue sky in the above picture was not evident later on. It was nice to see the tulips and daffodils still hanging on in there, in lots of places they are now past their best.The garden we walked through was lovely and give it a couple of weeks the colours and varieties in borders will be amazing.Little Cat came along for the ride and true to form got into some photographs.
On our exit we saw the stand alone banqueting hall with its interesting staircase and architecture, at the moment it is also housing a small exhibition about Beatrix Potter as she used to visit here quite often to see friends.
On our way home back to Cambridgeshire we called in at a farm shop for some supplies and in the field next to the car park I met this ‘Big Pig’. |He seemed very friendly and was happily munching on grass as I took his photograph