Monday, 25 April 2011

Antony House

Just one more place to visit on our 'Easter Holidays To do list', Antony House near Torpoint, the beautiful National Trust Georgian Mansion which was used as the set for the latest Alice in Wonderland film. There was an Easter Egg Trail which took you through the fascinating gardens, collecting clues and and at the end you were rewarded with a chocolate egg. There was free face painting and garden croquet. A picnic was enjoyed in the sunshine on the front lawns which led down to the Lyhner Estuary, ahhh perfect ! You can purchase a ticket for the house and garden, or just the garden, but today it was just the garden we were interested in exploring, there'll be plenty of rainy days to come back to see the house ! They even had a rabbit hole which you walk through and fall down the slide at the end, magic ! Antony house is approx 1 hours drive from Merlin Farm, but well worth the journey. (And if you wanted to spend longer up that way, you can catch the Torpoint Ferry and go across to visit the Plymouth Hoe and Lighthouse, which is well worth fitting in aswell). A perfect Easter weekend, partly due to of course the wonderful weather !

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