Archive for the tag 'Formal Garden'

Whilst researching for some information to go along with this post I came across a new National Trust blog about the Cragside formal garden.  The latest post on the blog shows a little tidy up operation on the clock tower view in my recent post.

Here are some different views of the Dahlia Walk that I [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Feb 12th 2014

I have more than one favourite place. I have managed to incorporate several of them in this photo. Gardens, countryside, Cragside and Northumberland.
More favourite places can be found here.

14 Comments CherryPie on Apr 12th 2013

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating;
there is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
John Ruskin

20 Comments CherryPie on Aug 14th 2011

6 Comments CherryPie on Aug 12th 2011

Regular readers will know that Cragside is one of my favourite places to visit.  During my recent visit to Northumberland I enjoyed seeing the gardens in a different season.  In this post you can see the formal gardens being stripped back and prepared for the summer bedding.
New to me on this visit was the addition [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Aug 11th 2011

I am going to be busy again for a few days, but before that I shall walk you down to the Formal Gardens.  I have found a nice bench where you can sit and enjoy the gardens, I shall meet you there later
The Loggia was probably made at Armstrong’s Elswick works.  It is [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Oct 8th 2009