Step back in time at Columbine Hall, Stowupland

Columbine Hall is enchanting.  “An ancient moated manor house of beauty standing straight out of the moat” and “Islanded by its moat in time as well as place, Columbine Hall’s garden conveys a strong sense of history as well as poetry” and “Surrounded by rich green meadows and old trees… a moated manor house… which […]

George Carter’s heart belongs to the 17th centry garden and he emulates some of the austere architectural liines of that period in his fascinating garden in Norfolk: Silverstone Farm.  “Surprise is one of the chief delights of a garden” he says and around every corner of his beautiful garden one is met with a folly, […]

Bourton House in Gloucestershire has its origins in the 16th century but is to all intents and purposes a fine 18th century Manor House.  The garden has a tranquil atmosphere with a vibrant undercurrent of excitement.  It has beautiful lawns, unusual terraces, a unique shade house and imaginative topiary which includes a parterre and knot […]