For school half term we thought of heading for the beach, but they don't have beaches in Palmers Green, so we went to Blenheim Palace instead. It turned out to be a lovely day, although we weren't impressed with Laurence Weiner's conceptual art installations ( least of all the gaping eyesore on the building's facade - see below), but we trotted through the house at a rapid pace, had a nice lunch in Woodstock, and the park, of course, is as lovely as stately parks get in England. What with the punting afterwards (see previous post) we didn't miss the beach at all.
We made our entrance:
We didn't like the blue adornments:
But we did like the gardens (believe it or not):
We met Maman's twin:
And we liked the Autumn colours....
(Click on the pix for the full colour display, which for some reason is muted in this post)