Three Castles

Three Castles

We do the Three Castles trek every year and it never disappoints. It is a triangular walk between the Norman castles of Grosmont, White Castle and Skenfrith. You can start at anyone of them and walk clockwise or anticlockwise. On Saturday five of us set out at 8.20pm...
Pilgrimage to Tintern

Pilgrimage to Tintern

St Mary’s Church and burial ground date back to the 12th century. It was replaced in 1866 but was destroyed by fire in 1977 and never restored. Graves in the churchyard are still tended. There’s been a church at Penterry since 995 AD. It was extended in Victorian...
One Man & His Rescue Dog

One Man & His Rescue Dog

The view from the top of the Blorenge with the Skirrid in the distance. One man and his rescue dog Andy White from London picked up his rescue dog from Battersea Dog’s Home just six weeks ago and last week, the two of them spent 4 days with us in the Skirrid cottage....
Hens and Horses

Hens and Horses

The wedding party should be in good shape for the wedding at the end of August. Drinks and cheesy chips at CAMRA’s Gwent Country Pub of the year (2019) Busy Weekend at Welsh Marches This lovely family from Hebden Bridge stayed with us last weekend. The children helped...