Tuesday, 7 July 2009

Highnam Court

This is an amazing 35 acre Victorian landscaped gardens laid out by Thomas Gambier-Parry. There are water gardens with pools, lake, grottoes clad in Pulhamite, terrace, urns & steps. Yew avenue, mature trees, formal bedding & gravel walks. The walks are beautifully laid out n cream teas in the Orangery :-p


There are some amazing chain-saw sculptures of natural wildlife from the trees that were damaged in the gales. I remember these creatures from my kayaking days - v dangerous when riled!

More pics @ http://s212.photobucket.com/albums/cc96/elantra7/HIghnam/

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