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Motormouse's Hollin Hall visit
« on: September 10, 2012, 06:26:09 PM »
Well I finally made it to Hollin Hall on Sunday with a lot of advice from Holllinhare, Hollinhare walk is well worth doing although I only walked to Hollin Hall and back, I took a few of photos, but I did not take any close up photos of Holling Hall as it seemed a bit intrusive.

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Re: Motormouse's Hollin Hall visit
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2012, 06:27:45 PM »
Unfortunately I got a bit lost and strayed off the path a bit.

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Re: Motormouse's Hollin Hall visit
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2012, 06:33:02 PM »
And another photo, as you can see there were a lot of cows, they did not seem too botherd about me, until I was sitting by the lake when one cow seem to be very interested in me and came up and stood about 4 feet away and seem quite fascinated, not the type of female I like to attract,

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Re: Motormouse's Hollin Hall visit
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2012, 08:08:44 PM »
Great photos Motormouse, Glad you had a good visit, I haven't been yet, and I don't really live that far away. (shame on me ) :-[
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Re: Motormouse's Hollin Hall visit
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2012, 08:41:12 PM »
I was lucky I had a nice day and the ground was dry and not muddy, it is well worth the visit, it did not seem as big as it looked on the series, and I was surprised how hilly the ground was.

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Re: Motormouse's Hollin Hall visit
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2012, 08:44:19 PM »
Another photo.

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Re: Motormouse's Hollin Hall visit
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2012, 08:47:33 PM »
Snap shot of the same spot.

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Re: Motormouse's Hollin Hall visit
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2012, 10:11:23 PM »
Great photos Motormouse! The sun shone for you & you escaped the cows unscathed! Isn't it strange how all us forum members seem to have a terrible sense of direction & stumble off the public footpath on a regular basis? ::) ;D

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Re: Motormouse's Hollin Hall visit
« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2012, 05:36:44 AM »
Fantastic!  >39<

I'm so pleased you've finally been and you had good weather. I see you found the magical second lake  ;)

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Re: Motormouse's Hollin Hall visit
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2012, 09:02:16 AM »
The top barn at Hollin Hall seems to be in a good state of repair, with the roof looking quite sound, so it it stops the rain getting in it should remain standing for a good while yet, it is a pity it is fenced off by a low fence you can't get right up to the building any more which is a shame.

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Re: Motormouse's Hollin Hall visit
« Reply #10 on: September 11, 2012, 10:59:21 AM »
It is a shame it's all fenced off now.  :(

At least the lakes are untouched  :)


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Re: Motormouse's Hollin Hall visit
« Reply #11 on: September 11, 2012, 11:49:40 AM »
Thanks for posting the pics of the FF territory here!
It´s so nice and familiar to see the beloved places of the series.
And besides I love the picture with Steve and Dora walking down the meadow!
Many nice greetings, folly3.

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Re: Motormouse's Hollin Hall visit
« Reply #12 on: September 11, 2012, 10:06:10 PM »
Thanks Folly3, it was great to actually see the place where it was all filmed, it has not changed that much in 40 years.

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Re: Motormouse's Hollin Hall visit
« Reply #13 on: September 12, 2012, 05:35:36 AM »
Super photo   >41<

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Re: Motormouse's Hollin Hall visit
« Reply #14 on: September 12, 2012, 06:44:49 AM »
Glad you got there are nice to see that the long barn is still standing - and that you can still get to the little lake!
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