2017

NU1341 : Bug Hotel at Lindisfarne

taken 7 years ago, near to Holy Island, Northumberland, England

Bug Hotel at Lindisfarne
Bug Hotel at Lindisfarne
In Gertrude Jekyll's Garden. Probably a later addition to her original design.
Holy Island (Lindisfarne) :: NU1242

Holy Island is a small Island off the coast of Northumberland. It is cut off from the mainland by tides on a daily basis. The island has a long and rich history stretching back to Anglo-Saxon times. The island possesses both a priory and castle. Website: LinkExternal link

Gertrude Jekyll Garden, Lindisfarne

In 1906 the owner of Lindisfarne Castle on Holy Island, Sir Edward Hudson, asked Gertrude Jekyll to design a garden to entertain his summer visitors; probably not an easy task given the exposed location close to the coast, but the walls and some bushes provided some shelter and 100 years later it is still a riot of colour and well worth a visit. The architect Edward Lutyens, who was working on the redesign of the castle, provided a layout for the paths to help make it look larger. LinkExternal link .


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Geographical Context: Park and Public Gardens Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms Islands Place: Northumberland Lindisfarne Holy Island Person: Gertrude Jekyll Primary Subject: Conservation other tags: Insects Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Garden at Lindisfarne [60] · Gertrude Jekyll Garden [43] ·
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M J Richardson   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 29 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 25 February, 2018
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 1363 4192 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:40.2357N 1:47.0920W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NU 1363 4193
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