Rufford Abbey Country Park : The Wednesday Blog Hop

Rufford Abbey Country Park: The Wednesday Blog Hop.

Happy Wednesday everyone. Hope you are having a lovely week so far? Welcome to this weeks, The Wednesday Blog Hop. Where you can share any photo posts with us.

Over the school holiday’s we took a trip out to Rufford Abbey Country Park in Nottinghamshire.

We have never been here before so it was somewhere new for all of us. Even Mollie could come along for a walk and a good sniff!! ( If you do not know, Mollie is my dog btw :)) Ha!!

Here are a few pictures from our visit:

Rufford Abbey Country Park: The Wednesday Blog Hop

 Found an apple.

I wonder if his name is Adam?

Adams Apple?


Metal modern art sculpture called “Highs and Lows” by David Parker.

Pretty in yellow.

What a lovely colour!?

Reminds me of my kitchen.

The Hand sculpture designed by children and blacksmith Roger Lee.

Thumbs up all around!

The Orangery. Mollie thinks it smells good.

Remember Where’s Wally!?

Where’s Mollie!?

What a lovely rememberable chair from all this lady’s family.

Made me think of my beautiful Grandma as her name was Ethel too.

How cool are these carved wooden dragons over gateway entrance to play area!?

It was an overcast day and we were short on time, so we did not stay for long.

Can not believe we had never visited here before.

It is a lovely place to take a walk around.

Now we can not wait to go back on a warm Summers day for the day with a nice little picnic and a visit to the coffee shop.

Have you ever visited Rufford Abbey Country Park before?

Good to know if you want to visit Rufford Abbey Country park:

  • Free admission to park & abbey ruins. 
  • £3 car parking charge.
  • Car parks open 10am – 5.30pm.
  • Dogs welcome on a lead.

Fancy a visit?

Rufford Abbey Country Park: The Wednesday Blog Hop

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  1. Lanae Bond
    27 April 2017 / 12:31

    You went to some lovely places! I love each picture you took especially the statues.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      29 April 2017 / 17:24

      Thank you 🙂

  2. Donna Wirthlin
    27 April 2017 / 05:12

    Such incredible sites to see! Loved that Mollie was along for the trip!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      29 April 2017 / 17:23

      Aww, thanks Donna 🙂

  3. Rhonda Albom
    26 April 2017 / 21:15

    The sculptures are incredible. The eclectic mix of styles was unexpected.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      29 April 2017 / 06:21

      Thanks Rhonda 🙂

  4. Carol @Comfort Spring Station
    26 April 2017 / 20:51

    Lovely collection of photos – love the sculptures

    • Clairejustine oxox
      29 April 2017 / 06:20

      Thanks Carol 🙂

    26 April 2017 / 20:04

    Spectacular shots!!!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      29 April 2017 / 06:20

      Thank you 🙂

  6. Ida
    26 April 2017 / 18:31

    Wow this was an awesome post. What a great place to visit. I enjoyed all the sculptures very much. Just signed up for updates to your blog, it's a great one.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      29 April 2017 / 06:18

      Aww great, thank you 🙂

  7. Mother of 3
    26 April 2017 / 17:50

    That looks like such a neat park with so many sculptures to look at.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      29 April 2017 / 06:18

      Thanks, it is such a lovely place to spend the day 🙂

  8. alissa apel
    26 April 2017 / 14:51

    That first sculpture I love. It's such a unique style.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27 April 2017 / 09:07

      Thanks Alissa, it caught my eye straight away 🙂

  9. csuhpat1
    26 April 2017 / 14:40

    What a cool place. So beautiful and what a great place to walk around. Thanks for hosting and have a great rest of the week.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27 April 2017 / 09:06

      Thanks Patrick, I loved it here 🙂

  10. Chris
    26 April 2017 / 14:30

    absolutely gorgeous pics! It's a travelogue for me!Finding new places to enjoy when I click over!Thx for hosting Claire….love it!~Chris

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27 April 2017 / 09:04

      Lovely to hear from you Chris 🙂

  11. Impulsive Artistry - Artist Charles Wolf
    26 April 2017 / 14:27

    Lovely pics!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27 April 2017 / 09:04

      Aww, thank you 🙂

  12. Marilyn Lesniak
    26 April 2017 / 13:32

    Thank you for hosting! Have a lovely week!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27 April 2017 / 09:04

      Thanks so much for linking up.

  13. stevebethere
    26 April 2017 / 11:10

    Good set of photos I enjoyed them :-)Have a photgraphictastic week Claire 😉

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27 April 2017 / 08:42

      Thanks Steve 🙂

  14. Deb Nance at Readerbuzz
    26 April 2017 / 10:59

    You must return and take more pictures. So many beautiful things here. I especially love the arches.

    • 27 April 2017 / 08:42

      Thanks Deb. I am looking forward to taking some more pictures on a sunny day 🙂

  15. Tamar SB
    26 April 2017 / 09:09

    I love the statues, so fun! Thanks for hosting!

    • 27 April 2017 / 08:26

      Thanks Tamar, it is such a lovely place.

  16. Fashion Fairy Dust
    26 April 2017 / 09:48

    What a beautiful park! And I love that Mollie goes along on your adventures. :)Debbie

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27 April 2017 / 08:32

      Thanks Debbie 🙂

  17. vanity andme
    26 April 2017 / 08:24

    Some lovely photos here Claire. I bet Mollie really enjoyed it too x

    • 27 April 2017 / 08:20

      Thanks Laurie. She loved it here. Just wanted me to chuck her the frisbee and she wasn't allowed off the lead lol 🙂