14 September 2023

'Established 1935, modern eversince '. That's the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill on Sea.  Britain is such a beautiful island and the weather for our visit was perfect, Sometimes, I wonder why...

SONY DSCI think this might have been our third Doddington Hall sculpture trail. They put one on in alternate years. If you live anywhere near Lincoln or Newark, it's a must-see.

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A bit about the hall from Wikipedia:

"Doddington Hall was built between 1593 and 1600 by Robert Smythson for Thomas Tailor, who was a lawyer, the Recorder to the Bishop of Lincoln. It is a grade I listed building.

The hall's contents, including textiles, ceramics, porcelain, furniture and pictures, reflect 400 years of unbroken family occupation. It is surrounded by 6 acres (24,000 m2) of walled and wild gardens with flowering from early spring until autumn."

Most local people visit for the shopping or troughing opportunities. The food is great, although not Greggs prices.

The gardens are lovely and well worth exploring even without a sculpture trail. Head to the Doddington Hall website for more info.

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