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Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

February 2009 - Walking back down six wells valley past the Lily Ponds to the main circular route.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

February 2009 - A closer view of the Pantheon with Snowdrops on the bank.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

February 2009 - Looking across the lake to the bridge and the Temple of Flora.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

February 2009 - St Peter’s Church and the Bristol High Cross. This was a monumental market cross erected in 1373 in the centre of Bristol. It was built in Decorated Gothic style on the site of an earlier Anglo-Saxon cross, to commemorate the granting of a charter by Edward III to make Bristol a county, separate from Somerset and Gloucestershire. It was moved to the Stourhead estate in 1780.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

February 2009 - This farm is not actually in Stourhead Garden but is located about a quarter of a mile down the lane from Stourton.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

31 December 2009 - The Pantheon from the high path around the lake.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

31 December 2009 - This was the first time we walked to see the Obelisk. In the distance is Stourhead house.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

31 December 2009 - Another new walk for us. A walk up Six Wells Bottom to St Peters Pump.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

31 December 2009 - St Peters Pump at the head of the valley.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

31 December 2009 - Back at the lake. Colours looking a bit dull in the poor winter light.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

31 December 2009 - A brief bit of sunshine makes all the difference.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

February 2010 - A very trusting robin. I think he was hoping I had some food!

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

February 2010 - Quite a lot of snowdrops out.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

February 2010 - A view from the grotto back towards the bridge.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

February 2010 - The classic final picture at the end of our walk.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

January 2011 - The Pantheon.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

January 2011 - When we started our walk there was blue sky. By the end of our walk the clouds had come in. This is an HDR shot to bring out the full range of light.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

December 2011 - You can always find a splash of colour in the gardens. Golden colours in the Bracken.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

December 2011 - This Heron was not too bothered by the passing visitors.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

December 2011 - The boathouse. Still a bit of colour left in a few trees.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

December 2011 - The Palladian bridge.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

December 2014 - The island near the Pantheon lit up by the late afternoon sun.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

December 2014 - The same island taken from the south.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

December 2014 - Figures in silhouette walking past on the path to the south of the Pantheon.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

December 2014 - The Palladian bridge.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

December 2014 - The traditional final shot as the sun sets.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

January 2016 - The Pantheon.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

January 2016 - A female Mallard.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

January 2016 - A Coot.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

January 2016 - A friendly Robin amongst the snowdrops.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

January 2016 - A Coal Tit.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

January 2016 - The Pantheon.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

December 2016 - A bit of a damp misty day but I liked the effect of the mist drifting around the fish pond.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

December 2016 - Part of the Scraptors “Stourhead will never forget” sculpture trail commemorating WW1. This is the Camel Train which is part of the Gallipoli and the Middle East installation.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

December 2016 - This installation is called Arcadia to Armageddon. It is a 3D mural showing the transition of a rural peaceful landscape into a desolate battlefield.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

December 2016 - A narrative explaining this installation.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

December 2016 - Ethereal Stourhead. A very moody image of the mist drifting across the lake as the last light of the day fades.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

January 2017 - Morning light on the Pantheon.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

January 2017 - Looking across the lake to the grotto.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

January 2017 - The bright orange willow on the island providing some winter colour.

Stourhead winter National Trust Wiltshire Dorsetcamera

January 2017 - Very early flowering rhododendron.