Exploring Churches – St Andrew’s in Beddingham, East Sussex

Exploring Churches - St Andrew's in Beddingham, East Sussex

I love exploring the old downland churches. Today I have travelled to Beddingham, a tiny Hamlet off the 27/A26 roundabout between Lewes and Newhaven in East Sussex. What started out as a small wooden Saxon church and the a Royal Minster, became a Norman church with later extensions. Made primarily of local flint, with a […]

The Purple Heather of the Lord’s Piece

The Purple Heather of the Lord's Piece

Today I am walking through the Barlavington Estate on a wonderful heathland called Lord’s Piece. It is sited close to Fittleworth and Duncton in West Sussex. There is not only beautiful purple heather to wander through, but yellow flowering gorse, rowan trees and oak. A magical place for wildlife, such as ground nesting birds. In […]

Exploring Chilworth Gunpowder Factory in Surrey

Exploring Chilworth Gunpowder Factory in Surrey

Today I meet up with Chris from The Hairy Wanderers Youtube Channel to explore the Chilworth Gunpowder Factory in Surrey, about 3 miles south east of Guildford. Chilworth Gunpowder works was established in 1625 by the East India Company and finally closed in 1920. It was worked by a number of private companies, and became […]