Garden, Garden visiting, National Garden Scheme

Cocktails on the Terrace and Rabbits on the Lawn at Tylney Hall Hotel, Hampshire

When a friend says to you “I have a plus one invitation for a weekend at a Spa Hotel, to review their gardens, would you like to come”? I don't suppose many of you have to think twice before saying “Yes please”? I didn’t hesitate either. Where did we go? Tylney Hall Hotel, Nr Hook… Continue reading Cocktails on the Terrace and Rabbits on the Lawn at Tylney Hall Hotel, Hampshire

Garden visiting, National Garden Scheme, Photography

Two little boys did not spoil my visit to Vann Garden

Deep in the heart of the Surrey Hills near the beautiful village of Chiddingfold, down a narrow country lane, you will find Vann, a 16th timber farmhouse surrounded by a garden that is open on a few weekends in the year through the National Garden Scheme and every Wednesday from April to July. The property… Continue reading Two little boys did not spoil my visit to Vann Garden

Garden, National Garden Scheme, Photography

Upwaltham Barns, Sussex – A National Garden Scheme garden

Yesterday, my erstwhile friend MB and I went NGS garden visiting.  It was a miserable, cold and windy Sunday, so we wrapped up warm and headed off to Upwaltham Barns.  Note the fact I didn't say wet.  We are still waiting for a good drenching rainfall.  However, it would have made walking around gardens not… Continue reading Upwaltham Barns, Sussex – A National Garden Scheme garden