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Photo-a-Day (Thursday, 18th December, 2014)
by Ron Dawber (Pentax k100D)
Bottom walled garden, Haigh Hall.
on 18th December 2014 at 00:01
Where's the wall ?
on 18th December 2014 at 00:15
Lovely colours Ron. I kept meaning to go to have a look in the Walled Gardens during autumn but never got chance. Thanks for sending this in.
Janet (FL )
on 18th December 2014 at 03:08
Thanks Ron, I loved the 'Walled Garden, I always wanted a walled garden of my own :-)
on 18th December 2014 at 08:03
One of the walled gardens is now growing fruit and veg, last year I even saw some grapes growing.
on 18th December 2014 at 09:30
That's a very pretty picture Ron..lovely colours.
on 18th December 2014 at 10:15
Mick The top garden is only open on a Thursday,and when available produce is on sale to the public. Volunteers do the work of making the sort of garden that was there originally.
on 18th December 2014 at 10:36
As Alan says Where's the wall?
All I can see is wrought iron fencing no brickwork at all!
on 18th December 2014 at 13:01
Allan ,Giovanni,put your clogs on and go for a walk around there.
on 18th December 2014 at 13:32
Never mind the veiled remarks Ron, its not often i comment, but that is a really nice shot
on 18th December 2014 at 13:52
Lovely picture Ron it always cheers me up when pictures of haigh hall are shown.
on 18th December 2014 at 14:22
Nice photo. Been in the Plantations this morning. Lovely even in the rain but the litter....oh dear!
on 18th December 2014 at 15:40
One of my favourite places; it's so special there.
David - Wigan ex pat.
on 18th December 2014 at 16:45
I miss the splendour of the plantation and Haigh Hall. I last visited about 25 years ago , just before I moved away.
on 18th December 2014 at 17:02
A walled garden means an enclosed garden.
Jean F (Wales)
on 18th December 2014 at 19:39
Lovely picture.....lovely colours.
on 18th December 2014 at 21:01
Some of the uprights on that wall are made from 15" gauge railway lines.
on 21st December 2014 at 12:18
A lovely picture Ron.
on 21st December 2014 at 13:17
No clogs for me Ron D.
A pair of TIMBERLAND BOOTS & A JACK WOLFSKIN WAXED COAT for my winter walks!
on 17th February 2016 at 00:51
Remember walking down here but it was raining hard so we sheltered under the trees, then we walked on when it stopped. We had a good laugh. Can't remember when it was.
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