Historical Wanderings: Blenheim, Gloucester and Cheltenham

A few shots from our recent trip west. For a change we weren't actually 'looking' for anyone, just exploring some new places.

Blenheim Palace Park 

Blenheim Palace Park 

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace

Column of Victory 

Column of Victory 

Blenheim Palace Bridge

Blenheim Palace Bridge

Gloucester Docks

Gloucester Docks

Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester Cathedral

Edward Jenner

Edward Jenner

King Edward II

King Edward II

Westonbirt, National Arboretum. 

Westonbirt, National Arboretum. 

The is a Cedar of Lebanon, also my tree of choice (see website banner). Why? Because one of my more illustrious ancestors, Alfred Septimus Walne, is reputed to have planted an old specimen here in Norfolk. Only a mobile pic again, sorry.

Viewpoint, Nympsfield Long Barrow

Viewpoint, Nympsfield Long Barrow

The Long Barrow (English Heritage)

The Long Barrow (English Heritage)

I'm hoping to post more images from around the country as my grand 2016 photograph organisation continues...