The tranquility of a beautiful Northumberland village was disturbed yesterday with the arrival of Mr Punch and his entourage.
The picturesque and historic medieval village of Blanchland nestles in the Northumbrian countryside and is popular with tourists. The peace and quiet was disturbed for a while yesterday when Punch and Judy were called on to perform at the Lord Crewe Arms Hotel to entertain wedding guests.
Mr Punch said ” We was a little concerned about doing the show at this venue because the hotel is supposed to be haunted and as we already have a ghost we thought it might cause trouble. The resident ghost might not be happy with an outsider putting the frighteners on people on his turf so to speak”
Fortunately all was well and the Punch and Judy Show went ahead to the delight of the guests.
After the show there was time for a quick look round before heading back to North Yorkshire.
Mr Punch recommends a visit to Blanchland if you are ever up that way. It is a lovely place as you can see from the photos below.
Approaching Blanchland from Co durham
The Lord Crewe Hotel, Blanchland, Northumberland
Blanchland village square
Blanchland has many pretty houses
Beatiful stone buildings
The Blanchland Deli
The Lord Crewe Hotel is popular with ghost hunters so if you do go keep your eyes open for strange goings on…you have been warned!
ps Punch recommends the Deli ( nice grub and friendly service too )
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