Category Archives: History

Kelso to Kirk Yetholm Common Riding July 20 2013

The Scottish town of Kelso has a mass horse-riding event, established in 1937 by JohnScott provost of Kelso, as part of Kelso Civic Week.  It was inaugurated so that Kelso like many other Scottish Towns can have what is known … Continue reading

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Alnwick Gardens Revisited

Here are a few more pictures of the beautiful Alnwick Gardens. Visit my previous post for more information about the gardens.

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Warwick Castle Views

A Wander Through Warwick Castle Pictures captured when visiting Warwick Castle, during a three-day bus-tour of warwickshire  in 2005. This is a very imposing castle, towering hundreds of feet into the sky. We start with interior pictures, followed by shots … Continue reading

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Northumbrian castles

Northumberland is a county famous for its castles, here are a few of my favourites.

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In Full Flow!

Alnwick Gardens, Northumberland Alnwick Castle Garden was initiated by Jane Percy, Duchess of Northumberland, in October 2001.  The project cost £42,000,000 and the fountain and original garden were designed by  Jacques Wirtz and Peter Wirtz.  The Garden which has grown … Continue reading

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