Monday, 30 June 2014


The Moot Hall dominates the centre of Keswick.
Mountain for sale.

Feeling hungry?

It was a warm midweek day, so plenty of folk out and about. 

The Lake Road Inn. 
Friars' was established in 1927.
Someone tucking into fish and chips outside Rathbone's outdoor shop.
This seemed very expensive to me. 

Another view of the Moot Hall. 
Kings Arms Hotel.
Bank Tavern.

Keswick Town Hall.

Sunday, 29 June 2014

Elgin: Biblical Gardens

The Biblical Garden in Elgin, close to the Cathedral ruins, proved to be a real find, that we didn't know existed! Maintained by Moray Council, it is haven of peace and tranquility (until a school party arrived!!). It contains plants, flowers and shrubs, as well as statues that are mentioned in the Bible.
The range of colours to be seen were quite outstanding. 
The plinth has an 'open bible' on it. 

One of several statues throughout the garden.
Enjoy the following set of images as we make our way around the garden. 

Spot the bird table.
The gardens and pathways are beautifully kept. 

Saturday, 28 June 2014

A Walk To Kendal Canal Head

The walk to the Canal Head area in Kendal started by making my way along Lowther Street. 
There are some quite old buildings to be seen. 
Kendal was once a centre for snuff manufacturing.  
Over the Miller Bridge across the River Kent. 

Almost at Canal Head. 

Gilkes are a well established employer in Kendal. 
No one employed here though. 
Former canal offices. 
This old chimney is at the rear of Gilkes. 
Aynam Mills. 

A peek inside the factory of Gilkes. 

Another snuff and tobacco manufacturer. 

I wonder what this building was used for originally? 
It's now a 'home' for the Cumbria Army Cadet Force. 
Back over the River Kent by the foot bridge.