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A ramble around Kings Worthy

Another post-work ramble, sixteen of us this time, around the village of Kings Worthy, close by Winchester in Hampshire…

An idyllic vista of the River Itchen

An idyllic vista of the River Itchen

One of the many desirable residences we encountered on this circular walk...

One of the many desirable residences we encountered on this circular walk…

A swan contre-jour...

A swan contre-jour…

...and a swan, and a duck, bathed in evening light...

…and a swan, and a duck, bathed in evening light…

Some of my fellow-ramblers (in the distance)...

Some of my fellow-ramblers (in the distance)…

St Swithun's church

St Swithun’s church

Some curious bullocks  just as well they weren't heiffers with young... ;)

Some curious bullocks – just as well they weren’t heiffers with young… 😉

A friendly piebald horse...

A friendly piebald horse…

And finally, the pub we retired to after the walk. I settled for a pint of HSB, and an Artichoke and Sun-dried Tomato Pasta….

The King Charles pub, in Kings Worthy

The King Charles pub, in Kings Worthy

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