By tovos

River Leam.

We had a day out in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire Uk. While there we felt as if we needed a rest from all the walking we had done. So we went to the old pump house (pictured to the left of this photo) as i knew it had a lovely tea room there.

The river Leam goes through Leamington it is surrounded almost entirely by parks, after passing an open area of grass and woodland called Newbold Comyn, the river widens dramatically into Jephson Gardens, (which is opposite where this photo was took) the main municipal park in Leamington Spa. The widening is due to a weir spanned by an ornate Victorian iron footbridge ? the resulting water space is used for boating and canoeing in the summer.
Passing by the Georgian Royal Pump Rooms in the centre of Leamington Spa, the River Leam flows a further two miles until it joins the River Avon midway between Warwick and Leamington.

The Royal Pump Rooms is built along side the river Leam in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England. It was the most famous of several spa baths opened in Leamington between the late-18th and mid-19th centuries. People would travel from around the country, and indeed as far as Europe, to benefit from treatments using the town's healing waters. When 'taking the waters' became less fashionable after the mid-19th century the Pump Rooms became Leamington's only surviving spa facility, later also being extended to include the town's public swimming pool. After a major redevelopment in 1997 - 99 the building now houses the Art Gallery & Museum, a public Library, Tourist Information Centre, cafe and assembly rooms.

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