Hallo! Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. I passed a couple of talkers (yes, talkers) on the far side of the pond, with many dogs between them. Die Kreuzgänge dürften jedem Potterhead bekannt vorkommen, denn hier wurden etliche Szenen in den Fluren von Hogwarts gedreht, unter anderem die Szene, in der Harry Dobby durch einen Socken-Trick befreite. It is formed from wrought iron tubes on top of limestone piers. But from here, I could momentarily rejoin the Monarch’s Way, head up the road and return to my car. I met some impressive views from my walk across Hook’s Hill. Looking at these photos of the landscape around Harptree Combe makes me think of Shire inhabited by the Hobbits. Ich bin Anni, junge Lehrerin aus Berlin und Weltentdeckerin im Großen wie im Kleinen. ), kommt um einen Abstecher nach Lacock nicht herum. In the heart of the Chew Valley lies the pretty village of East Harptree with its stone cottages, ancient church and traditional pub. Ganz klar, er (oder sie) sucht nach Orten, die im Zusammenhang mit Harry Potter stehen. Selbstredend findet man hier auch das Wohnhaus des Lehrers für Zaubertränke auf dem Chapel Hill. Die Dorfstraße war Kulisse für einige kleinere Szenen des ersten Teiles Harry Potter und der Stein der Weisen. It was completed in 1851 and runs for about 11 miles underground, to two reservoirs just outside of Bristol (I’ve always assumed it’s the two near Barrow Gurney although, Chew Valley Lake is much closer). It was completed in 1851, with John Simpson acting as the chief engineer, and it is still in use today. [4], Harptree Combe is a narrow limestone gorge containing a variety of habitats, including Ash woodland, rough grassland, natural and artificial rock faces, and a small, marshy stream. Leaving the woods swiftly and in the hope of avoiding further conversation, I followed the path toward Smitham Hill, keeping an eye open to my left for a turning on to the Monarch’s Way. East Harptree is a highly sought after village in the beautiful Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'. Die Hauptstraße in Castle Combe war Drehort vieler Filme, Aber auch in den weniger überlaufenen Nebenstraßen gibt es viel zu entdecken. A bit like spiders, I guess! I’d not seen anything like it before. [2], Appleyard's Feather-moss Brachythecium appleyardiae was described as new to science from this site in 1981, although doubt has been cast on the validity of the species as a result of genetic evidence published in 2005 which suggests that this moss is in fact a member of the widespread moss species Scleropodium cespitans. Crossing the path is a very unusual aqueduct, completed in 1851. Direkt neben dem Hauptplatz von Lacock findet ihr den Ort eures Begehrens: Die Lacock Abbey. He became the third owner since 1805, the previous sale being in 1922. Die Cotswolds sind schon seit Jahren ein absolutes Traum-Reiseziel von mir, und irgendwann werde ich es auch noch umsetzen: Zwei oder drei Wochen in den Cotswolds, die Zeit mit Lesen, Tea und Spaziergängen verbringen, abends eingekuschelt in eine Wolldecke, mit Blick in die Landschaft. Cattle are often more afraid of people than some realise. Sehen Sie sich alle Sehenswürdigkeiten in der Nähe von Castle Combe Village auf Tripadvisor an. Leaving the deep, narrow gorge, the path climbs up to the site of Richmont Castle which occupied a commanding position on a strategic escarpment overlooking the Chew Valley. Habt ihr schon – neben den Studios – Drehorte von Harry Potter (oder euren Lieblingsfilme und -serien) besucht? The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority. In Lacock und Castle Combe wandert man auf Harry Potters Spuren oder man schaut sich einfach zwei der schönsten Dörfer Englands an. Herrlicher Ort. wunderschöne alte gut erhaltenes kleines Örtchen. Restaurants in der Nähe von Castle Combe Village: Welche Sehenswürdigkeiten gibt es in der Nähe von Castle Combe Village? unbedingt einen Besuch abstatten, und dabei möglichst den öffentlichen Parkplatz am Dorfeingang nutzen. I have two blogs: Architektonische Gebäude, Kirchen & Kathedralen, Architektonische Gebäude, Historische Stätten. Benachrichtige mich über nachfolgende Kommentare via E-Mail. Gut angelegtes Geld, denn man kann wirklich einige Zeit in den alten Klostermauern verbringen. Sehen Sie sich alle 7 Touren für Castle Combe Village auf Tripadvisor an. Richmont Castle was built near the village of East Harptree, Somerset, probably soon after the Norman conquest of England in 1066. Many would be intimidated by their mass presence. 1 1/2 Stunde dort. In the northern half of Harptree Combe you’ll find Mendip’s only example of a working aqueduct. You can also find me on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. "Combe" or "coombe" is a West Country word meaning a steep-sided valley. In the northern half of Harptree Combe you’ll find Mendip’s only example of a working aqueduct. "Combe" or "coombe" is a West Country word meaning a steep-sided valley. In addition to the damage created by the stone robbers, later mining activity has also left its mark on the site. From there, I was able to pick up a familiar right of way (one I’d walked some time before) that would lead me to the two reservoirs. Dafür gibt es hier sehr schöne Fotomotive. Es gibt nur einen Pub. "Aqueduct in Harptree Combe  (Grade II) (1129583)", Biological Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Avon, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Harptree_Combe&oldid=990124097, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Avon, Sites of Special Scientific Interest notified in 1954, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 22 November 2020, at 23:16. Welche haben euch besonders begeistert? In my self-imposed efforts to ‘stay local’ with my walks this summer, I’ve sometimes felt as though I’m running short on new ideas when it comes to exploring the Mendip Hills. I continued past Litton Wood, climbing any gates there had been tied shut and on to a road junction at Wooten Hall. It consists of a wrought iron tube, which runs underground for 18 kilometres (11 mi), to Bristol Reservoirs but where it appears above ground it is supported by limestone piers and abutments. ( Log Out /  Except for an odd occasion where I might’ve driven through in the hope of finding a pub. It was completed in 1851 and runs for about 11 miles underground, to two reservoirs just outside of Bristol (I’ve always assumed it’s the two near Barrow Gurney although, Chew Valley Lake is much closer). On the cliffs above this were said to be the ruins of Richmont Castle, which was demolished in the 16th Century. It is probably the oldest surviving example of such engineering and has been designated by English Heritage as a grade II listed building.[6]. Just outside the village is a secluded, little-known place, perfect for perambulation. Castle Combe. [12] The Newton family excavated the foundations to built a house nearby called "Eastwood", according to John Leland. [4] Later versions of the castle involved the creation of an inner bailey within the first, and a circular keep on the highest point on the spur. Looks like a rich cultural area. This is the only example of a chimney I can think of (unless you also account for the obelisk structure on Breach Hill, above Chew Valley Lake). H. T. Ellacombe, 'Barre's Court and Hannam' (London, 1869), p. 34. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Richmont_Castle&oldid=950254401, Scheduled Ancient Monuments in Bath and North East Somerset, Buildings and structures completed in the 11th century, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Gough, J. W. (1931) "Mendip Mining Law and Forest Bounds,", This page was last edited on 11 April 2020, at 02:03. Ursprünglich hatten Viki und ich gar nicht geplant hier einen Stopp einzulegen, doch kaum waren die ersten Schilder an der Autobahn zu sehen, klingelte es in meinem Kopf und aus der hintersten Ecke kam die Erinnerung, mal etwas über Castle Combe gelesen zu haben. She must’ve thought I was someone else or doing something illegal, with my back turned to them! [3], Grassy clearings within the combe are the only site in Avon where the nationally scarce Spreading Bellflower Campanula patula is found. Erleben Sie das mysteriöse prähistorische Denkmal von Stonehenge, erkunden Sie eine der schönsten Städte Großbritanniens, Bath, und genießen Sie die Landschaft in der Cotswolds-Siedlung Castle Combe, die als das „schönste Dorf Englands“ bezeichnet wird. From Greendown Batch, I chose to ignore the Monarch’s Way, having covered that section before.