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Mersea Island Vineyard
Mersea Island Vineyard
Mersea Island Vineyard
Mersea Island Vineyard
Mersea Island Vineyard
Mersea Island Vineyard
Combined Military Services Museum
Combined Military Services Museum
Combined Military Services Museum
Combined Military Services Museum
Combined Military Services Museum
Two days to go, and the 2015 display almost ready.
Mersea Museum entrance gate.
Mersea Museum during 2011 summer exhibition. Fisherman's cottage on the left, punt in the foreground. View looking through to Benham Wing.
Finding names on the wall in the new entrance. Beverley and Ray with Grandchildren Anna and Finian.
Resource Cente. Ron Green at the table in the centre.
Mersea Museum - the new Resource Centre on Opening Day.
The urn and bones from Mersea Barrow, soon after their return to Mersea in August 2014. They are on loan from Colchester and Ipswich Museums. When the bones were analysed, they were sorted and some of these are now on the shelf outside the urn. The bones on the left of the shelf are leg bones, in the centre are
Primula, Iris sibirica and Astilbe in late June.
Oriental poppies and Gladiolus in the Gravel Garden. Papaver orientale 'Ballkleid', Gladiolus communis var. byzaninus, Sedum 'Purple Emperor', Origanum 'Thumble's Variety', Centranthus ruber, Salvia officinalis, Omphalodes linifolia and Veronica austriaca 'Kapitan.'
View from underneath Metasequoia glyptostroboides (Dawn Redwood) across the pond, where the boat is anchored next to a large clump of Pontederia cordata (Pickerel Weed)
The Woodland Garden in spring: the white blossom of Amelanchier lamarckii and atapestry of forget-me-nots, hellebores, Pulmonaria, Dicentra and other spring delights. In the foreground yellow Erythronium and glossy Colchicum leaves.
Photographer: David Ward, The Beth Chatto Garden
A frosty winter morning in the Water Garden, Beth Chatto Gardens.
Lady Grace Boat Trips
Lady Grace Boat Trips
Lady Grace Boat Trips
Lady Grace Boat Trips
Lady Grace Boat Trips
Lady Grace Boat Trips

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