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The statue  is placed in a formally empty niche adjacent to the South West Door on the West Front of the 800 year-old cathedral.
The new statue marks Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee – the 70th anniversary of her accession to the throne in 1952 – and pays tribute to her long life of faithful service and [...]

Comments Off CherryPie on May 13th 2023

The fountain was installed in Goswell Park, Windsor in 2012 for the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.

The Fountain was inspired by the crown jewels and features 60 different water jets. There are also lights which make it a magical site at night. There is a garden area around the fountain where you can sit [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Nov 17th 2022

After completing my Queen Elizabeth II memorial walking challenge; 96k (60 miles) by virtually walking from Sonning Common to London, I retraced my steps on the virtual route from London back to Windsor (just under 29 miles). I concluded my challenge with a ‘real’ walk along the 2.64 miles ‘Long Walk’ from the Windsor Castle [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Oct 27th 2022

I chose a local route to complete my memorial walk in honour of the late Queen Elizabeth II.  The walk was perfect with both sunshine and showers.

I will now retrace my steps on my virtual route from London back to Windsor (just under 29 miles), concluding with a ‘real’ walk along the ‘Long Walk’ from [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Sep 28th 2022

The sun had got its hat on, a perfect excuse for me to visit the walled garden at Attingham Park. I arrived in time for lunch which I enjoyed sitting outside in the sunshine. After a leisurely stroll around the walled garden I took the pathway to the mile walk, another favourite location of mine [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Sep 14th 2022

After driving my mum to a couple of appointments I walked to my local Parish Church to see floral tributes to Queen Elizabeth II that had been placed on a commemorative stone in the Garden of Rest. The garden was created in 1953/54 to mark the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, the stone marks the [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Sep 14th 2022

After visiting the Flaxmill we weren’t ready to go home so we set off towards the mere at Ellesmere, deciding to stop at the nearby Colemere. We enjoyed a pleasant walk around the mere which is surrounded by mature woodland.

Cole Mere was formed at the end of the last Ice Age. 10,000 years ago. It [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 12th 2022

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