The location near the river might have seemed like a good place to view the excellent show the village puts on but in reality the castle ruins,which take centre stage in the event, were shielded by trees...
apart that is, from the small chapel which only served to give us a taste of what we were missing. The musical backing was also less obvious but we tried not to let it spoil our evening.
Our 22 euro menu consisted of half a small melon filled with port, spit-roasted lamb, cheese and a cupcake. Unfortunately Pauline's portion of lamb proved to consist of no actual meat. They did quickly exchange it but it did feel that whoever was cutting the meat wasn't familiar with the process!
The service proved difficult for the hard working staff who must have covered a few miles during the evening.
of this, a special annual event for the No 15, who do excellent English teas and lunches.
Thankfully when the firework display got into full throttle we were treated to a wonderful display in the sky above treetop level.
The 'big bang'