Coldharbour Mill, Uffculme

Coldharbour Mill, Uffculme

This historic woollen mill is one of our nearest heritage attractions. We visited on Sunday 16th October when they had a woolly craft festival on which added to the experience. We joined one of the mill tours which showed how raw wool was spun into yarn and then woven into cloth on the mill’s amazing machines. Mia and Felix delighted in the noise and movement of the machines, the beautiful colours of the wool, and the bits they were given...

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Five species and counting…

Five species and counting…

One of the joys of moving to a new place has been the gradual discovery of our new environment. Since March we’ve witnessed a multitude of plants emerge, grow, flower and fruit with the changing seasons. We’ve delighted in the summer swallows sitting chattering to one another on the telephone wire, the green woodpecker with its lilting flight from tree to tree along the drive, the cries of buzzards and, more recently, hoots of owls in the...

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