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Pilgrims, Pie, and Plymouth Rock: the British roots of the USA’s Thanksgiving Day
Pilgrims, Pie, and Plymouth Rock: the British roots of the USA’s Thanksgiving Day

Pilgrims, Pie, and Plymouth Rock: the British roots of the USA’s Thanksgiving Day

A guest post by Anne Clare The United States’ celebration of Thanksgiving might seem, at first glance, like a surprising choice for a blog dedicated to Britain. After all, modern U.S. celebrations largely focus on eating turkey (a bird native…

Through cloisters and gardens – a visit to Lacock Abbey
Through cloisters and gardens – a visit to Lacock Abbey

Through cloisters and gardens – a visit to Lacock Abbey

Last Updated on 18th March 2019For some, Lacock Abbey will always be associated with the invention of photography; for others, it is the Tudor-Gothic-Victorian house that gets the juices flowing; for me, the real pleasure was in wandering through cloisters…