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Bolton Abbey

We visited Bolton Abbey during the very hot spell for Mr E’s birthday treat.

Just stunning.

Looking down to the river and the stepping stones

So good to see everyone enjoying themselves.

I think what I liked best was that people had put away their phones and gadgets and were just enjoying fresh air and the river. Even world weary teenagers!

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Comments on: "Bolton Abbey" (30)

  1. I love this! Did you get to stick your toes in the water too? πŸ™‚ Hugs, Tamara

  2. What a nice birthday outing, and the water makes things seem (a little) cooler! Fascinating ruins.

  3. It’s a beautiful place! It’s so rare when people are really enjoying themselves, not only searching for the best shot!

  4. What a lovely place to spend a warm birthday. Best wishes and many more to your hubby. Hard to imagine teens putting away cell phones. πŸ˜‰

  5. That looks like an amazing place to visit! Thanks for the virtual tour!

  6. Looks like a lovely place for a day out with beautiful weather.

  7. Sounds like a lovely birthday treat! Happy Birthday Mr.E.

  8. One of my favourite places for walks. πŸ™‚

  9. Murtagh's Meadow said:

    Looks like an interesting place to visit.

  10. That looks a very busy stepping stones. I’ve not visited Bolton Abbey but it looks lovely.

  11. It looks idyllic – and such a boon to have happy families using it! I’m glad to hear your hubby had such a lovely birthday outing – here’s to a healthy and happy year!

  12. Wonderful place, pop in for coffee sometime when you’re in my neck of the woods πŸ™‚

  13. A wonderful outing! Happy Birthday to Mr. E!

  14. Beautiful photos of the Abbey, Cathy – thank you! The glorious green grass always astounds me. What’s the river’s name? (My U.K. geography is wobbly. πŸ˜‰)

    • Thanks, It’s the River Wharfe, and runs through a valley called Wharfedale, hence the area of North Yorkshire is known as the Dales. Where I live is on the edge of the North York Moors.

  15. Look at all those people, out and about, having fun! It’s a beautiful setting!

    • I’d only been in the autumn before so all the people were a huge surprise, lovely to see families and picnics everywhere.

  16. It looks like you had a good day out. I’ve been to Bolton Abbey several times and enjoyed every visit, it’s a lovely place and great for photos πŸ™‚

  17. claire93 said:

    so glad to hear that some teenagers can survive with their high tech gadgets lol.
    Happy Birthday Mr E !!

  18. We visited Bolton Abbey a couple of years ago, and I was struck as you were both by the beauty of the ruins and the people out enjoying this lovely place. Wonderful pics – bring back happy memories. Thank you πŸ™‚

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