An afternoon picnic and stroll at Castle Acre

Monday, May 19, 2014

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A couple of weeks ago we journeyed to Castle Acre on a sunny afternoon to have a picnic on the grass by the castle ruins and a stroll around the village.

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As it was an unplanned outing we stopped by Asda to gather some picnic fare. I do have a soft spot for these salad pots and my childhood favourite crisps have always been skips; they melt in the mouth! White chocolate cookies are a given as one step from heaven, the yogurt was reduced so I picked this up instead of the sausage roll that was available. Mountain Dew, mmmm. The apple doesn't even start to readdress the balance but I do like apples so it rounded things off nicely.

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The sun played hard to get which didn't detract from the time out. It' such a luxury to leisurely wander around somewhere pretty.

I made a little video as well for you to watch, I think it's under a minute long.

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The public footpath loops around Castle Acre Priory. We've never been in before, maybe one day but I'm disappointed they do not display entry charges clearly.

The Castle ruins are free to walk around, which we like to do. Sadly, some parents consider it entirely acceptable to allow or encourage children to play on the crumbling walls.

 

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There is something of a backlog to catch up sharing, I've been out and about a lot recently as well as focussing on the changes to my health and fitness regime so a whole variety of posts will be coming soon!

Sophie

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