Friday, 18 July 2008


Burnby Hall Gardens & Museum. the lakes with a National Collection of Hardy Water Lilies, and the Stewart Museum were created by Major Percy Marlborough Stewart (1871-1962). They were decended from the Earls of Galloway and linked to the Spencer-Churchills.

To find out more and read the fascinating history of the gardens please click on link and visit their website at:-

All photos were taken by myself in June of this year 2008 there are 19 in all, two friends and myself spent some four to five hours here and at the Church on the Hill at Holme upon Spalding Moor, the photos from there will be posted later when sorted.


Carletta said...

Gorgeous - all of them. I especially like the pond with the fish at the forefront.
Thank you visiting my clouds and blog today and leaving such a wonderful comment.
I added you to my favorites too.

Willow said...

What a beautiful place, Brian! Thank you for sharing these photos.

Brian said...

Thank you both for your comments, it really is a beautiful place.

Sara said...

Brian, thank you for the tour of those beautiful gardens; it looks like lots of flowers and lilies were blooming, and I love those huge old trees.

Brian said...

Hi Sara, you are welcome its a pleasure to show you around my part of this small world we live in. I was back in the gardens again today with my wife Patricia and it looked so different, Sat and listened to a brass band playing, made a wonderful Sunday.

Barbara Jacksier said...

Hello. I've just come over from Sara's blog. And I'm so glad I did. I really enjoyed the garden tour.As soon as I have a free hour or two, I'll be back to catch up on your previous posts. They look enticing.

Brian said...

Hi Barbara, so pleased you came over from Sara's blog, and thank you for your kind comments. I now have you blog to look and I have a feeeling that I am going to like it.


Texas Travelers said...

Fantastic photos.
Beautiful work.
You have a good eye for photography.
Thanks for the tour.

Come visit,

starnitesky said...

Looks like a beautiful place to visit. Thanks for the tour.