An early arrival in mid-May at London Paddington Station for the train to Bath Spa, meant that walking to nearby Kensington Palace Gardens for a spring day was apt.
Londoners are most fortunate to have a legacy of large parks in and around the city and Kensington Palace Gardens is no exception. Presumably such an attractive legacy of grand open spaces in the centre of Town as well as further out, in places like Richmond Park and Hampton Court, arises from the days of monarchs of old about some of whom arguably, the less said the better.
An unusual display by the lake in front of the palace itself was quite eye catching although taking a close up photo would have risked disturbing the swans if not their human counterpart:
White was a springtime colour that also caught the eye early in the morning at Stratton-on-the-Fosse.:
Concluding with a photo or two of the School entrance seems apt.