A friend and I picked Leamington Spa in Warwickshire as a good day trip location roughly half-way between where we each live. Our first stop was to wander around Jephson Gardens. Around five minutes from the train station the gardens, which are named for Dr Henry Jephson who promoted the town as a spa destination, were created in 1831 and have been a popular attraction ever since.
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Jephson Gardens, Leamington Spa
Categories: England, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire Tags: bridge, flowers, fountain, gardens, glasshouse, Jephson Gardens, photo post, river, River Leam, Second World War, water fountain 2 Comments
Betws-y-Coed is a village in Snowdonia National Park in Wales where we stopped off for a brief wander around during our stay in Llandudno. Our first stop was the railway station which was built in 1868. Whilst still an active station it is now owned by Jacha and Gwyn Potgieter who use the businesses they own at the station to raise awareness of conservation issues. We were very taken by the artwork below highlighting the growing problem caused by plastics.
Categories: Betws-y-Coed, Wales Tags: church, conservation, nature, orangutan, photo post, railway station, rhino, river 1 Comment
Arlington Row, Bibury
Arlington Row in Bibury is apparently one of the most photographed streets in the Cotswolds. The Row is a set of cottages looked after by the National Trust that were built in 1380 as a wool store and then converted into weaver’s cottages in the 17th century.
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