After such a glorious day yesterday, we woke up to a dull and overcast sky. We went to visit Warkworth Castle, an English Heritage castle about 2 miles from where we were staying. Edward had a great time exploring the castle and we hardly saw him!
After that we parked up in the village, which is very picturesque - lots of pretty buildings - very picture postcard. Unfortunately before we had time to explore, the heavens opened, and boy did it rain! We dived into a nearby tearoom - The Courtyard Cafe - which was lovely, full of little knick knacks and lovely Cath Kidsonesque table coverings. My mum was particularly taken with the pink paper lamp shades. Food was yummy too - Mark and my parents had "Singing Hinnies" - a cross between a scone and a teacake - they were enormous!
The rest of the day was spent back at the house as the rain was set for the day and it was pretty torrential. It did ease up briefly and we went out for a quick walk to the supermarket, but it soon started up again. So we spent the afternoon reading, playing cards and scrabble and cat-napping!