Bedlington Pictures is closed but the blog will be left on line for you to enjoy the archives and 13 years of Crufts photos. Thanks for your visit. Lesley and Jon.
is it Edinburgh Castle ?
the only other one i can think of is Craigmillar Castle,mary queen of scots used to hang around there,is it fit for a queen?
googleing is not the answer!Perhaps Lesley will post the second picture!!
is it in scotland or even northumberland,or are the notice bords the same all over
Billy I think English Heritage also applies to the South!Clue 1.Used as a dower for most of its life!
How about Leeds Castle, Kent.The Makem
I have not got A clue.
Here we go a little ditty with more than enough clues.Used as a dower for most of its lifeGiven by Henry to three of his wivesJill takes the dogs there when the weather is fineIt was instead of a haywain in 1829Its on the downs where people go hikingIn 2012 it will be used for ........ ......It's supposed to rhyme
Is wikipedia-ing the answer?? Give me a chance, I'm a northerner and know nowt about the sarf (as Mark would say!)
Ok - I am going to take a leaf out of Mark's book - throw every thing at it!!BletchinglyOatlands HeverHampton Eltham
Hadleigh Castle in Essex
PSLove the top photo - very atmospheric
It is indeed Hadleigh CastleAbout 4 miles from us along the downs.
It looks lovely. We've not been there but Martin's poetic clue helped us guess!
Well done Ed & Becs
Just to explain the poor rhymeHenry VIII gave the castle as a dower (pension in case of his death) to three of his wives - I've run out of castles myself ;-)John Constable painted it in 1829 from sketches he took in 1814.It is the mountain biking venue for 2012 Olympics.
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