...nor horses (as far as I know).
This is Ashbourne Tunnel on the old Buxton to Ashbourne railway line, part of which is now known as the Tissington Trail. We walked the seven miles from Ashbourne to Alsop this afternoon: we'll do Alsop to Parsley Hay tomorrow, another seven miles.
We're in Derbyshire on holiday, staying in a cottage in Middleton-by-Wirksworth. This is the view from our bedroom window.
Wirksworth is close by, and is a thriving small market town. It has only one charity shop (at which I bought a clock for Jubilee, but it needs some repair work).
There is a bakery, the Old Bakehouse, from which we bought bread which had been baked in a coke-fired oven which has been alight for more than a hundred years.
That's it, in the middle, above the three cats.
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