Leigh’s Gallery

Allow me a momentary break from writing.

My trawl for appropriate photographs to illustrate the various chapters of The Four Matthews on here made me all nostalgic about classic walks I’ve done, and reminded me that I’ve taken a few pretty decent pictures in my years of yomping and visiting places of interest.

So I thought I’d share a few.  They are not necesarily in date order, or any kind of order really, just a few random landscapes for you to enjoy (there are no pictures of people, so don’t fear being “tagged” unflatteringly). I will keep adding to this page as and when I take any nice piccies.

Crossing Smestow Brook in South Staffs

Smestow, South Staffs

Hidcote Manor Gardens

Hidcote Manor Gardens

Hidcote Manor Gardens

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

A very tall cactus at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Cacti at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Oak tree at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

A spooky shot of an aviary at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

The village of Tideswell in the Peak District

Old cottages at Cressbrook Dale in the Peak District

Cressbrook Dale in the Peak District

Cressbrook Dale in the Peak District

Bullrushes at Cressbrook Dale in the Peak District

The River Wye at Litton Mill in the Peak District

This is the Bratch Pumping Station at Wombourne

Bratch Pumping Station again

On top of Mam Tor at Castleton in the Peak District

Enville Common

The Forest of Dean

Hartington in the Peak District

Hereford Cathedral

The Roaches near Leek in the Peak District

The Roaches againThe Severn Valley Railway at Arley

Along the Stourbridge Canal at Brierley Hill

The Stourbridge Canal again, with the famous Red House Cone in the background

Wightwick Manor near Wolverhampton

The Black Country Museum

Boscobel House near WolverhamptonThe famous Royal Oak at Boscobel House

View of the Royal Oak at Boscobel House

Moseley Old Hall near Wolverhampton

Moseley Old Hall again

Poppies at the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas

The Royal Air Forces Association memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum

The National Memorial Arboretum at Alrewas

Sumatra Railway memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum

The Armed Forces Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum

The Red House Cone at Wordsley

Shugborough Hall

Poppy growing at Shugborough Hall

Shugborough Hall

The River Sow running through the grounds of Shugborough Hall

The Chinese bridge at Shugborough

Soho House in Handsworth, Birmingham

Trentham Gardens

Witley Court, Worcestershire

Witley Court

The Perseus and Andromeda Fountain at Witley Court

Witley Court with the Flora Fountain in the foreground

Witley Court

The Gatehouse at Kenilworth Castle

The Warwickshire bear emblem in the Elizabethan Garden at Kenilworth Castle

Kenilworth Castle

The aviary at Kenilworth Castle

The bluebell woods at Yoxall, Staffordshire

Thor’s Cave in the Manifold Valley of the Peak District

Barton Marina at Barton under Needwood, Staffordshire

Boterham Locks along the Staffordshire-Worcestershire Canal

The Staffs-Worcs Canal at Swindon in South Staffordshire

The Staffs-Worcs Canal in Swindon village

The Staffs-Worcs Canal at Hinksford, South Staffs

Hoar Cross Hall in Staffordshire, my favourite health spa hideaway

The Mailbox in Birmingham

The iconic Rotunda in Birmingham

The iconic Selfridges building in Birmingham

Daisies at Packington Moor in Staffordshire

View from Three Shires Head in the Peak District, where Derbyshire, Cheshire and Staffordshire converge

Wildboarclough

Up in the Peak District

The Animals in War memorial in Park Lane, London

Big Ben

Foxes at Hoo Farm in Telford

Daffodils growing at Baslow in the Peak DistrictMy attempt at an arty shot of a bit of dry stone wall

Dry stone wall with Chatsworth House in the background

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2 Comments

  1. September 6, 2011 at 8:24 pm

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  2. October 3, 2011 at 8:02 am

    […] have added a few more piccies to my Gallery https://leighmathers.wordpress.com/leighs-gallery/ following a beautiful walk I did around the village of Tideswell in Derbyshire on Saturday, which […]


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