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Spring in Cheltenham

By Glostopcat  
A set of images taken at the beginning of the week in Cheltenham when we had unseasonably warm weather and the temperature hit 23 degrees.
V1 - Montpellier Gardens at lunchtime on Tuesday when I was working in the area
V2-V3 - Blossom on the Island where the High Street joins College Road and the bottom of the road where I live
V4 - Taken late last March in Pittville Park, you can see the lake and Pump Rooms famous for their foul tasting spa water in this image, as well as a glorious display of daffodils growing beside the lake
V5 - The spectacular display of daffodils growing on the island at Pittville Circus

Tags: Flowers and plants Daffodils Blossom Cheltenham spa Glos Landscape and travel Pittville park Montpellier gardens March spring

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gary_d 13 576 13 Wales
1 Apr 2012 11:11AM
These trees are beautiful Ed and well taken. - gary

Sorry I did not wait long enough for the others, you were getting a look from the chap in V4.

mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.8k 2408 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2012 11:17AM
V4 is fun - quirky in a gentle sort of way.
Your trees are way ahead of ours.
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
1 Apr 2012 11:18AM
Unfortunately he looked round just as I was taking the shot, it was difficult to get a clear view of the lake as people and their dogs kept on walking past!
pascalg Plus
13 37 1 France
1 Apr 2012 11:37AM
#4 for the look Smile
and #5 for daffodils

nice place!
HarrietH Plus
10 303 Portugal
1 Apr 2012 11:50AM
Oh to be in Cheltenham, now that Spring is here.
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
1 Apr 2012 12:02PM
What a display of spring blossoms in Cheltenham, Ed, so wonderfully displayed in this set.
Yes, you got sussed out in V 4.....usually what happens to me too if I point my lens at folk, so that I tend to be diffident about doing so.
And a big thanks for all your wonderful and supportive comments today.
Jasper87 Plus
11 2.7k 158 England
1 Apr 2012 1:31PM
Great eye contact in v4!GrinGrin

netta1234 9 382 2 Wales
1 Apr 2012 1:48PM
Great set of photo's, They all get my vote
Netta Smile
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
1 Apr 2012 1:48PM
Excellent shots of the town Ed.
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
1 Apr 2012 1:55PM
Isn't Spring the loveliest time of the year when the sun shines. A beautiful set Ed.............Sandy
EAS 12 1 13 Scotland
1 Apr 2012 1:58PM
Beautiful scenes and V4 made me smile!

CaroleS Plus
11 442 3 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2012 2:18PM
Beautiful spring blossom Ed - Carole
saltireblue Plus
11 11.8k 75 Norway
1 Apr 2012 2:58PM
That's a marvellous display of blossom, Ed.
Great view of the Pump Rooms across the lake.

achieverswales 10 8 101 Wales
1 Apr 2012 2:58PM
Excellent set of this beautiful City Ed.


Herge88 Plus
14 40 6 England
1 Apr 2012 3:07PM
Cherry blossom is one of my favourite sights Ed, although I would have to say version four is my favourite image of this set, very well composed and plenty to look at.

Best Matt
1 Apr 2012 3:55PM
Wonderful collection Ed, each and everyone a beauty. V2 would be my pick of the day.
gingerdelight 14 298 11 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2012 5:17PM
Beautiful images of Spring Ed!
twelvemegs 11 6 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2012 6:37PM
Delightful set of images Ed.

bricurtis Plus
15 2.4k 51 England
1 Apr 2012 7:57PM
Beautiful set of image Ed - you have done Cheltenham proud.
pamelajean Plus
15 1.5k 2216 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2012 8:10PM
V3 for me, with the less cluttered background, making a feature of the spring blosom.
pluckyfilly 14 351 33 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2012 8:20PM
the daffodils are simply glorious Ed in fact all the images presented here today are top notch, can you tell me where exactly in Cheltenham I might find this park please! We like Cheltenham but never found this garden yetSad
brownsilent 14 7 2 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2012 9:56PM
Looks like you too are having a great spring. Beautiful set of images, love those trees in full bloom.
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
1 Apr 2012 10:01PM
Weather set to change this week, temperatures set to plummet and its back to the usual cold and wet no doubt!
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
1 Apr 2012 10:51PM
Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, I'll try and get round to see what you've all been up to when I've more time, Ed
ChiliMan 14 135 17 Singapore
2 Apr 2012 10:02AM
Each of these is SUCH a treat for the eyes, Ed. Breathtaking. The light is gorgeous, for one thing.

That view of the daffodils in V5 is amazing but what really gets me are those white blossoms. What a sight!

By the way, thank you sooo much for your tip top User Award, good sir Smile

cheesey 15 2 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2012 12:24PM
Another cracking set Ed.
Nice work.

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