In May 2022 my good friend Freddy - a fellow photographer from Texas - visited us for three weeks. We did our very best to make sure he went home with lots of great memories and a number of photographs. Here is a small selection of the places we visited and the things we did while he was here.  

Picking Freddy up at Heathrow

I went a little over-the-top with decorating the house (and myself) for Freddy's arrival

Blaise Hamlet

Cheddar Gorge

Wells Cathedral

Nunney Castle

Clifton Suspension Bridge

Gigrin Farm Red Kite Centre

Wild by Nature Fox Hide

Millers Wood Woodland Hide. You can see more photos from Millers Wood here.

Ragged Victorians at Dean Heritage Centre

Freddy photographing a badger at Westcountry Wildlife Centre. You can see more photos here.

Bourton on the Water

Lower Slaughter

Stow on the Wold

Kingfisher at Bourne Pond Hide. See more photos here.

Kestrel at Tom Robinson's Wired Hide. More photos can be seen here.

North Yorkshire Moors Steam Train

We took a boat trip out to the Farne Islands to see the amazing bird life there. You can see more photos from that trip here.

Angel of the North

Another boat trip took us all around Isle of May and Bass Rock which is home to the largest Northern Gannet colony in the world. You can see more photos from this amazing place here. 

Falkirk Wheel boat lift

The Kelpies at night

We even found him a Tex Mex restaurant in Scotland! 

Doune Castle

Black Rock Cottage

Buachaille Etive Mor 

Meeting up with our mutual friend Paul in Scotland

Killhope Mining Museum

Long Meg and her Daughters neolithic stone circle

Yorkshire Dales

The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour in Liverpool

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Black Country Living Museum

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