Today the weather has become very sunny again and we all went out for a family outing to Thorp Perrow Arboretum. Dogs are allowed in on leads so we were very excited to look round. But first we had to pose for a photo opportunity by one of the wooden carvings:
The arboretum is huge and there are lots of paths to explore and smells to investigate. There are pretty views:
With topiary gardens:
And bright maples:
As it is autumn here there are also fungi appearing everywhere like this collection on a tree trunk:
As well as the plants there were statues all through the woods - just when we were busy sniffing rabbits - whoah - there's a stone king!
And in the stream there was a carved heron:
We walked and walked and even Kaska climbed out of his stroller to have a wander. I tried to keep a look-out for likely furtling areas:
And then when we sat down for a rest I found a tasty chewing stick to share with Caoimhe:
All in all a good day out. We would be happy to visit Thorp Perrow again one day.