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In the castle Rose Garden we have a wonderful array of roses planted for their colour, scent and structures giving everyone a good idea of different varieties, looking for a shrub, climber or standard rose.  This garden is enhanced by the dramatic backdrop of the ancient castle, which is reflected by the gothic archways and [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jul 8th 2023

Hodnet Hall gardens…

2 Comments CherryPie on May 29th 2023

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth
Robert Frost

6 Comments CherryPie on May 28th 2023

… for lunch and an afternoon stroll around Powis Castle gardens

6 Comments CherryPie on May 13th 2023

The weather was glorious so we visited Hampton Court in Hope Under Dinmore, Herefordshire. We had lunch in the orangery where I chose a Coronation Chicken sandwich before taking a guided tour of the castle. After the castle tour we enjoyed a walk around the gardens which are currently between seasons.  The maze and its [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on May 8th 2023

6 Comments CherryPie on May 3rd 2023

After lunch on Easter Monday we visited Hodnet Hall gardens which is always a lovely place to visit. We also had high hopes for the illusive piece of cake that we missed out on during our previous days travels. On arrival it was suggested that we didn’t park in the visitor car park due to [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Apr 23rd 2023

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