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Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens had their usual Easter fun, but there is nothing ‘usual’ about the gardens.

When I first visited Abbotsbury Tropical Gardens, I felt like I was walking onto a film set, with a plantation house, unusual birds and exotic flora that you might expect to see in the tropics. The huge lush green fronds that hung loosely from the palm trees … Continue reading

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When they announced there was a special James Bond exhibition at Beaulieu, I thought it might be interesting but I was wrong.

Beaulieu is one of those places that is on everyone’s list of places to visit and there can be few adults of my generation who don’t have memories of being dragged round the car filled halls, with parents trying to engender … Continue reading

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In an English Country Garden

There are many special and unique secrets hidden away in South Somerset, none more so than the gardens at Wayford Manor House and Gardens, located between Crewkerne and Chard. Designed originally by Harold Peto in 1902, the gardens surround and … Continue reading

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