Hall Place and Gardens, Bexley, Kent

Hall Place first came to my attention whilst searching for a garden to visit in the Sidcup area.  Oddly, their website, whilst promoting all manner of family days out and a brief history of the Tudor manor house, gives no information on the garden other than the carrot of a photograph depicting curiously shaped topiary.... Continue Reading →

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Hole Park in Kent provides awesome Autumn colour

Another trip to Kent............. With a harsh winter forecast, the autumn colour is looking it's best in late October and taking advantage of a sunny weekend in late October we decided to head once again to Kent. HOLE PARK Hole Park , a privately owned estate situated in the high Kentish Weald between  Rolvenden and Cranbrook... Continue Reading →

Wonderful Kent!

What a glorious late August weekend we chose to visit the garden of England.  Kent is so often overlooked as merely a channel tunnel and ferry terminal, and yet this beautiful Eden is resplendent in the finest farmland, hop fields and orchards with quintessential villages abound.  Purposely ditching the SatNav, we relied on the good... Continue Reading →

“galanthophile”- an enthusiastic collector of snowdrops. Great Comp Garden in Sevenoaks, Kent hosts their first ‘Snowdrop Sensation’ event.

Great Comp Garden, near Sevenoaks is a wonderfully varied  garden spanning some 7 acres with something for everyone including woodland walks, a glorious Italianate garden and even romantic ruins! Great Comp was created by Roderick and Joy Cameron who moved to Great Comp in 1957, opening the gardens to the public for charity in the... Continue Reading →

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