The Pavilion Gardens Conservatory. An exotic botanical delight. The Grade II listed Conservatory was designed by landscape gardener Edward Milner, the conservatory was first built in 1870, the Pavilion Gardens first opened in 1871. The Grade II listed Conservatory was designed by landscape gardener Edward Milner and moved and moved to its current location to make room for the Buxton Opera House in 1903. Steeped in history, this stunning floral promenade houses beautiful examples of plants and palms from far flung locations, all around the world. Step into the flourishing hot house for a stroll through tropical tranquility. – Lady Sky Continue reading “Taking on a botanical delight……..”
Whilst online communication is seen as essential in today’s world, here’s an example of a simpler time. This stunning Victorian Post Box in Buxton has been safely accepting people’s letters and postcards since 1866. The octagonal design by Penfold is rather unusual now and has helped afford the post pox with a Grade II listed status. The VR embellishment on the front stands for Victoria Regina, reigning monarch at the time of instillation.
– Lady Sky
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Taking on the Red City, Marrakech. This captivating ancient citadel is a heady mix of history and tradition, blended with the ultra modern. Tour the souks for silks and spices, try local delicacies in the medina, visit the tombs and palace ruins whilst allowing yourself to be transported through time, Marrakech is magical.
Taking on the delights of Throwley Old Hall ruin.
It is a large medieval manor house in the Manifold Valley. It was inhabited from early 1200 to the late 1870s.
A most enjoyable visit
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Venice, the historic splendour and architectural delights of this Italian aquatic city are legendary. From the Grande Canal, St Marks Basilica, Rialto Bridge, Piazza San Marco, to the Bridge of Sighs & traditional gondolas, Venice will capture your heart & your imagination. Continue reading “Lady Sky Enchanted By Venice…”