Stratford Park

Stroud, Gloucestershire                                                                                         Photos by Hetty

The estate was recorded in 1307. It was sold by the Stratford family to the Gardner family in 1653 and the house was built soon afterwards.

Stroud Urban District Council bought the park in 1935. The bowling green dates from 1936 and the outdoor swimming pool from 1937

30th April 2017

One of the hares of the Cotswold Hare Trail 2017, at the Museum in the Park

28th April 2017

 

26th December 2016 Boxing Day walk

26th November 2016

Owls back to back

28th October 2016 – Autumn colour in the Park

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The Painswick Stream runs through the Park

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The Walled Garden has a temporary exhibition of sculptures

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The learning pavilion and dipping pool

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2nd July 2016                                                 

We went to a preview of the restored walled garden

A path and bench zigzag up

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The orangery and old gate to the garden

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Herbs

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Dipping pool

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Planting has started

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By the lake

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April 2016

The outdoor swimming pool is the other side of the wall

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The bandstand has brass bands on Sunday afternoons in summer

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This was the orangery

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This tree fell over the stream

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This pond by the lake was made a few years ago

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The back faces the park

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February 2016

The lake

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