A fabulous display of snowdrops at Benington Lordship Gardens

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The snowdrops are carpeted around the remains of the Norman castle keep and surrounding moat at Benington Lordship. Also in bloom are hellebores, aconites, and winter flowering shrubs, as well as the coloured stems of acers, cornus, and willow around the ponds. The gardens are opened for snowdrop viewing every year in February. Benington Lordship … Read more

Dyrham Park, a 17th-century house near Bath

Dyrham Park

Dyrham Park is an early example of how a fortune made from the British empire was invested in a landed estate, transforming Dyrham into one of the most notable stately homes of its age. Dyrham Park is near Bath, South Gloucestershire. Recorded on 19 November 2021 with a DJI Pocket 2 camera. Address: Dyrham, near … Read more

Montacute House – a masterpiece of Elizabethan Renaissance architecture

Montacute House

With its towering walls of glass, the glow of ham stone, and surrounding garden and parkland, it is a place of beauty and wonder. This masterpiece was completed in 1601. Built by skilled craftsman using local ham stone the house was a statement of wealth, ambition, and showmanship. It is a National Trust property in … Read more

Ventnor Botanic Garden in October

Ventnor Botanic Garden

Ventnor Botanic Garden is in a remarkable microclimate at the heart of the famous Undercliff on the Isle of Wight. This unique garden is protected from the cold northerly winds by chalk downs. The Garden is unrivaled for its collections of subtropical plants grown unprotected out of doors. The address is Ventnor Botanic Garden, Undercliff … Read more

RHS Garden Wisley in September

RHS Garden Wisley

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity and Wisley is one of the world’s great gardens. In September the flower beds and borders are a riot of colour and the dahlias are at their best. Recorded on 17 September 2021 with a DJI Pocket camera. Address: RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey GU23 … Read more

Hestercombe – 50 acres of quintessential Somerset gardens

Hestercombe

Spanning three centuries of garden design, Hestercombe Gardens offers a unique combination and varied experience of the Georgian Landscape Garden designed in the 1750s, the Victorian Shrubbery, and the Edwardian Formal Gardens, early 1900s. Hestercombe Gardens are near Taunton in Somerset. Recorded on 27 May 2021 with a DJI Pocket 2 camera. Address: Hestercombe, Taunton TA2 … Read more