Wednesday, 22 July 2009

Day out in Wallingford

Wallingford is a pretty little town on the Thames. It has a little museum, two archaeological digs going on (medieval). The ruins of a castle destroyed by Cromwell. And lots of lovely shops with wonderful organic fruit and vegetables, home made chutneys and jams, a butchers the like of which is rarely seen these days, a department store which looks like it's never had a revamp and so much the better for this. We had a fabulous day and a lovely lunch and the rain held off. What made it special was apart from a supermarket, a shoe shop a pharmacy and a couple of pizza places, everything was not from a national chain. This has made the whole town a delight.

1 comment:

  1. that's funny - I went there on Friday - but I went to buy fabric from Village Fabrics! took my daughter with me and we ended up in Greggs for lunch - a proper bakers! bye the way - did you buy any shoes from that little shoe shop with the sale?