We could not believe how wonderful the walk was to the top of Dover Hills. Chipping Campden is in the distance. On our way to the top of the hill, we passed several people who were out walking along the path. This is something the British do often to relax and remember just how beautiful [...]
There was no way we could walk the 100 miles that is included in a footpath that runs from the city of Bath to the heart of the Cotswolds. However, we manageed a brisk walk up to the top of Dover Hills and were rewarded with an awesome view of the English countryside. . . [...]
This would have been hard for Cocoa to understand—lots of green grass, places to explore, and then a sign declaring that she could not enter.
St. James' Church, built during the 15th century, is known as one of the great "wool churches' of the Cotswolds.
The Campden House was built from 1613 to 1620. It was destroyed by fire in 1645. The only structures that remain are two "banqueting" houses (with spiral chimneys) where dinner guests would retire for desert and conversation. Today, these "houses" and the gatehouse are all that remain of this once magnificent home.
This was on the top front of an old church in the village of Chipping Campden.
Everyone is home now, but England is not a distant memory yet. (There will be a few more posts.) Still, something important . . . like being where you are suppose to be is front and center again.