Tag Archives: Gloucestershire

Snowdrops’ Message

Carpet of snowdrops at Painswick Rococo Garden, Gloucestershire, UK (2014). Snowdrops are one of the first flowers to emerge in full force at the end of winter. A few days ago I strolled through a local garden and saw clusters … Continue reading

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Autumn Stroll at Westonbirt Arboretum

Japanese Maple at Westonbirt Arboretum near Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England. A recent visit to Westonbirt National Arboretum to enjoy the colors of autumn proved colorful indeed. Although colors were not at their peak, a nice smattering stood out among the 14,902 … Continue reading

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Bluebell Walk in Wellies

English Bluebells atop Broom Hill near Soudley in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. Last week I visited the Forest of Dean with the hope that I would enjoy the experience of walking through a forest blanketed in English … Continue reading

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Sherborne Sheep

Sheep beside Sherborne Brook, Sherborne, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. After several much-needed days of sunshine, I find myself under grey skies once again, yearning for spring, a cup of hot chocolate, and something to snuggle. So I mentally cozied up to … Continue reading

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Sherborne Gate Waits

Beech Avenue, National Trust’s Sherborne Estate, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. Once upon a time, this humble dirt lane served as the entrance to Sherborne Estate. A grand gate stood between those who were welcomed to enter and those who were not. … Continue reading

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From Inside the Long Barrow

View from one of three burial chambers within the Belas Knap neolithic long barrow, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.

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Autumn View of Sudeley Castle

Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom (Nov. 2012). I’ve visited Sudeley Castle three times since moving to England just over a year ago, but I’d never seen the castle from afar until this past weekend. These photos were taken from the … Continue reading

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Bare Tree in the Gloucestershire Countryside

A bare tree bathed in afternoon light stands at the edge of a green, sheep-filled field along the footpath to Belas Knap Long Barrow. Behind the lone tree is a wooded area with trees in various stages of undress as they … Continue reading

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Horse Crossing

I’d seen this sign before, but today was the first time the sign meant what it says.

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Charming Little Priory Lodge

Priory Lodge, Prestbury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. I just had to share one of the most charming little houses I’ve ever seen.

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