Summertime in Moreton

Hello, I hope you have had a lovely few months. We have been busy at The Manor preparing the house for summer and all the lovely  guests that will be enjoying the house. The tennis court has been swept and the garden is looking lovely.

The spring and summer months are a pleasure to enjoy in Moreton and we have been making the most of how green and beautiful it looks.

Moreton woods Beautiful tree's

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The village of Moreton love getting together for various different events, recently we had a ‘French Night’ at our village hall… it was a night of yummy cheese and plenty of Boules!

French NightFrench night

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have also recently held a concert in The Walled Garden, in Moreton. This is a new venue for weddings, concerts and other events based in the center of the village. Our next event is a day of Folk music Saturday 30th August from 12pm.

Grand Gardens and sunny days

 

We have been enjoying some fantastic weather, and have celebrated a few birthday’s in the last couple of weeks so have had lots of opportunities to get out and about doing things….¬† A birthday visit to Arundel with our friends Sophia & Mike was lovely.

Arundel Castle

Arundel Castle

I would highly recommend a visit, the castle is amazing with beautiful gardens, I have grand plans for the gardens at The Manor, one day, maybe, I would love to achieve something like this!

Arundel Garden's

Arundel Garden’s

Arundel Garden's

Arundel Garden’s

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meanwhile at The Manor we have had some lovely guests come and go, making the most of the garden and playing a lot of croquet and rounders on the lawn. From our cottage garden we can hear all the fun which is just lovely.

The Bluebells have been amazing this year and we have left posies in the bedrooms for the guests so they can enjoy them indoors too. There is a beautiful Bluebell wood that I discovered on one of my walks with Plum the pooch, a must see for any visitors in Spring.

Garden Bluebells

Garden Bluebells

Bluebell Woods

Bluebell Woods

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And finally here is a recent picture of a beautiful Moreton sunset.. I love Dorset…. x

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Welcome to my blog!

Hello and welcome to my weekly blog for The Manor House, Moreton. My offerings will contain updates and information about the house and garden as well as a few other little bits about what we are up to as a family, what I am cooking and things we are doing in the local area.

My gang on a Moreton walk

My gang on a Moreton walk

As a family we love exploring the Forest behind our cottage, gorgeous  walks, grazing long horned cattle, constantly changing views and the walk across the Ford on the way home is always a delight.

In the summer months it can get quite busy at the Ford, so we feel quite lucky that we get to enjoy to ourselves for most of the year. The Floods this year were really bad, the worst we have seen in six years!

Moreton Forest

Moreton Forest

My favourite spot is at the top of the forest, I run here a few times a week, it’s like Narnia!

If you are staying at The Manor I seriously recommend that you take a walk across the Ford and go exploring, a stop at the Tea Room’s on your way home is a must, they bake amazing cakes!

Last weekend we celebrated Easter, we went to a wonderful party – attempted to make this creation to take along – It did NOT turn out as expected, it had to be turned in to an Easter Eton Mess!

Next blog will contain a few seasonal recipes, some pictures of the garden at The Manor & some exciting news regarding The Walled Garden, Moreton.