Blog posts from 'August 2013'
Working at Brinsop Court Estate is always varied and first thing today I set about cooking a venison stroganoff ready for a photography session later on in the morning. Cooking in Bailey's kitchen I was struck again by how fantastic the views are from the kitchen windows and watched the swan and her brood crossing the moat in an almost dead straight line whilst I was slicing… read more on Made in Herefordshire
When the National Trust originally created their list of 50 Things to do there was lots of publicity and interest, and that interest has continued. Very recently, the public were encouraged to send in photos of the children enjoying the #50things, which prompted me to have a think about what we can and can't do here! At Brinsop you can easily do the majority of the 50… read more on 50 Things to do before you are 11 and three quarters
Picture the scene - you've spent all morning hanging out at Brinsop Court, sunning yourself in the gardens, lounging by the moat and generally doing very little. Lunch was a scrappy affair as the nominated cook from your group for the day lost interest in doing anything very much and doesn't seem that interested in sorting out dinner! Time for remedial action - afternoon tea is called… read more on 5 great places for afternoon tea in Herefordshire
Whether you are a group of friends or three generations of the same family, putting on a themed evening can be fun and memorable. And you can be sure that whichever one of our houses you stay in the sitting rooms are all big enough for a party. Of course if you stay in Bailey, then the games room comes as part of the holiday let! Parties… read more on Let’s Party