We end our series of images from England. We hope you had a glimpse of the historical landmarks and beauty of English countryside.
A little girl reaches out to a street musician in Wells, England
A colorful cafe on the banks of River Thames in Windsor, England
The Road Untraveled, an art sculpture by Diane Maclean in the grounds of Salisbury Cathedral, England
The ubiquitous telephone booth is still present in England but has also been re-purposed to serve other purposes
Our stay in England included some traditional bed and breakfast places with warm hospitality
Memories of England include lush green landscapes of the countryside
Two sides of one street in Hawkshead, England – one with old buildings and one with newer ones – signifying change
A cobbled street with color in Hawkshead, England. A red car blends in the surroundings.
A colorful cafe with outdoor sitting in the main street of Hawkshead, England
By looking at the empty kegs outside , it seems like people were thirsty at the The Sun Inn in Hawkshead, England
A cemetery set on a lush green hilltop in Hawkshead, England
Hawkshead is a village and civil parish in Cumbria, England. The township of Hawkshead was originally owned by the monks of Furness Abbey. Hawkshead grew to be an important wool market in medieval times and later as a market town after the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1532. It was granted its first market charter by King James I in 1608.
St Michaels and All Angels Parish Church and Cemetery overlooks the town of Hawkshead.
Flowers add color to a traditional guest house in rural Lake District, England
A stone fence guards the pasture in the Lake District, England
A quaint village in the rural setting of the Lake District, England
Stately homes on the shores of Lake Windermere in the Lake District of England
The Lake District, also known as the Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England. A popular holiday destination, it is famous for its lakes, forests and mountains (or fells), and its associations with William Wordsworth and other Lake Poets and also with Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin.
Windermere lake, at 10.5 miles long, one mile wide and 220 feet deep, is the largest natural lake in both the Lake District and in England, and is fed by numerous rivers. The long thin lake itself forms the central spine of the Windermere lake area of the Lake District.
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England. It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 feet high, seven feet wide and weighing around 25 tons. Stonehenge, in many peoples’ minds, is the most mysterious place in the world. This set of stones laid out in concentric rings and horseshoe shapes on the empty Salisbury Plain, is, at the age of 4,000 years, one of the oldest, and certainly best preserved, megalithic (ancient stone) structures