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A short distance further on, tucked away off the main road awaiting discovery and exploration, is Moreton Corbet Castle. The ruins of the medieval castle and Tudor manor house of the Corbets are dominated by the theatrical shell of an ambitious Elizabethan mansion wing in Italianate style, which was devastated during the Civil War - the family chose the wrong side.

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.... a day on the road, returning home, unpacking and re-packing, collecting fresh produce from the allotment, before heading north for Castle Douglas in Dumfries and Galloway for further walking, relaxation and adventures ....