Croxden Abbey

Croxden Abbey

2017 has just started and today, 2nd January, was a glorious day in this part of the world, so it seemed a great opportunity to get outside. We took a trip to Croxden Abbey, or more formally, Abbey of the Vale of St. Mary at Croxden, in Staffordshire. The abbey started life in 1176 when […]

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Arbor Low Stone Circle

Arbor Low Stone Circle

I wrote recently about the wonderful Castlerigg Stone Circle as managed by English Heritage, which is one of the UK’s prettiest ancient monuments, and is in the form that most people assume with a stone circle, with the stones standing in a circle. There are other sites where the stones are in a different arrangement, […]

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