Category Archives: COURSE VISITS & TRIPS

International Field Trip to Rome

Dr. Carla Molinari who gained her PhD from Sapienza University in the city and Bob Moore will be guiding students on a trip to Rome.

International Field Trip to Rome

Dr. Carla Molinari who gained her PhD from Sapienza University in the city and Bob Moore will be guiding students on a trip to Rome.

It’s all topsy-turvy Greek to me

Half-way through the first semester, it is time to address the main project for our first-year students in the module Appraising Landscapes. So far we have looked mainly at things scientific: soils, rocks, microclimate, ecology… These are some of the

It’s all topsy-turvy Greek to me

Half-way through the first semester, it is time to address the main project for our first-year students in the module Appraising Landscapes. So far we have looked mainly at things scientific: soils, rocks, microclimate, ecology… These are some of the

A visit to the Forest of Dean: discovering its genius loci

  The forecast said it would be overcast and dry, but the trip to Lightmoor in the Forest of Dean turned out to be rather damp. In fact we measured the relative humidity at over 95%. Pretty damp. Partly the

A visit to the Forest of Dean: discovering its genius loci

  The forecast said it would be overcast and dry, but the trip to Lightmoor in the Forest of Dean turned out to be rather damp. In fact we measured the relative humidity at over 95%. Pretty damp. Partly the

The soul of the landscape through the soles of your feet

The best way of fully appreciating a landscape, its physical make-up, the wild-life, the character and  hidden meanings, is to walk through it. So much more detail can be seen, there’s  an intimate experience of the small scale, you hear

The soul of the landscape through the soles of your feet

The best way of fully appreciating a landscape, its physical make-up, the wild-life, the character and  hidden meanings, is to walk through it. So much more detail can be seen, there’s  an intimate experience of the small scale, you hear

Finding Your Feet

FINDING YOUR FEET an induction week walkabout Although early morning mist seemed a bad omen, by late morning the sun had warmed up the Cheltenham air and the induction class was blessed with near perfect weather to undertake an introductory

Finding Your Feet

FINDING YOUR FEET an induction week walkabout Although early morning mist seemed a bad omen, by late morning the sun had warmed up the Cheltenham air and the induction class was blessed with near perfect weather to undertake an introductory

Visit to the ‘hidden’ walled garden, Museum in the Park, Stroud

The latest visit of the professional practice module was to the recently restored walled garden within the Museum in the Park, Stroud. We were met by Ann Taylor of the museum and Rachael Austin who was responsible for the design

Visit to the ‘hidden’ walled garden, Museum in the Park, Stroud

The latest visit of the professional practice module was to the recently restored walled garden within the Museum in the Park, Stroud. We were met by Ann Taylor of the museum and Rachael Austin who was responsible for the design

Professional Practice Visit to Illman Young in Cheltenham

Last Friday (10th) the group visited the Illman Young practice in Cheltenham. Sue Illman is a former student of ours and a recent president of the Landscape Institute. Her practice embraces all kinds of work but they have a particular

Professional Practice Visit to Illman Young in Cheltenham

Last Friday (10th) the group visited the Illman Young practice in Cheltenham. Sue Illman is a former student of ours and a recent president of the Landscape Institute. Her practice embraces all kinds of work but they have a particular