Tag: Stratford-upon-Avon

Pink Peonies New Place Gardens

Pink peonies photographed in the gardens of New Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, this afternoon. (Click the image to see the larger version). New Place is the site of the former home of William Shakespeare. Regrettably, the house was demolished in 1759 by the owner, Reverend Francis Gastrell, in a fit of pique, following a dispute over local […]

Beautiful Swan On The River Avon At Stratford-upon-Avon

Swan photographed today in Stratford-upon-Avon. (Click the image to see the larger version). Swans have been an integral part of Stratford’s scenery since Shakespeare’s time and probably a long before. Waterside gardens on the banks of the River Avon in Stratford-upon-Avon, provide ample opportunities for sitting and watching the swans, and for feeding them and […]

Late Spring Flowers at Hall’s Croft

(Click the image to see the larger version). Hall’s Croft was at one time, the home of Dr John Hall, a physician. He was William Shakespeare’s son-in-law. The famous Victorian authoress Marie Corelli also lived briefly at Hall’s Croft when she first moved to Stratford-upon-Avon. The types of herbs Dr Hall used for treating his […]

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