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What we did on our holidays, part 3

After our visit to Kingston Maurward we travelled just a few miles to the very lovely Athelhampton House & Gardens. Again we used our 2-for-1 card – it is a few pounds cheaper if you only want to go round … Continue reading

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What we did on our holidays, part 2

On the Bank Holiday Monday we ventured just a few miles from the holiday cottage and visited two gardens – the first was Kingston Maurward, where there’s a college and animal park as well. There’s a lovely house (though we … Continue reading

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What we did on our holidays, part 1

AKA “Other People’s Gardens” of course! This year’s holiday involved rather fewer gardens than last year but then last year we got a bit carried away. I did get the 2-for-1 card from Gardeners’ World magazine again and we used … Continue reading

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Hidden gems

Yesterday I went to a meeting at Cannon Bridge House, in central London. After the meeting we were shown the roof garden, which is surprisingly peaceful and has amazing views across the Thames (slightly weather-dependent of course!). The photos are … Continue reading

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Other people’s gardens – Compton Verney

We had a day out yesterday and went to Compton Verney in Warwickshire. It had been on our radar for a while as a possible place to visit, ever since we’d seen the brown sign off the Fosse Way when … Continue reading

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Holiday garden visits: Heligan

Final holiday post! And only a month after we got home! Well, there were lots of photos to get through. On the Wednesday of our holiday week we went to Heligan, choosing our day carefully to avoid rain. Our holiday … Continue reading

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Holiday visits: The Eden Project

This one is photo-heavy, folks. The largest number of photos taken in a single day and the sort of thing that makes me forever grateful for the advent of digital cameras. I’m going to say very little and let the … Continue reading

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