>I finally made it to Clumber Park on Monday afternoon. I had my picnic before setting off on the short 1½ mile walk around the Pleasure Park, cow pasture and Ash Tree Hill Wood (you can download the walk here).
These trees are in the play/picnic area next to the main car park:
It’s a shame about the chapel. Shortly after the shock weather we had at the start of the year, someone noticed a crack around the spire. The church was closed down for health and safety reasons, and to be repaired, and is due for reopening in November 2010:
This temple can be seen across the lake from the one in the Pleasure Park:
Black headed gull optional extra.
There are lots of little hidey places like this one, I’d bet kids (old and young) would have lots of fun in here:
Had I not had to sit down to deal with a load of text messages, I might not have noticed the detail on this bench:
This squirrel was so tame, it was eating from a child’s hand … until it bit the child’s little finger:
Here is the stone gateway between the Pleasure Park and Ash Tree Hill Wood. The path crosses an ancient cow pasture here:
I guess this is the cricket pavilion:
I think I could live in there …
The walled kitchen garden had already closed for the day by the time I reached it, but this gives an idea of how it looks:
Finally trees, I love these trees lining the path leading to the walled kitchen garden: