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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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Montacute House, home to Lord Curzon & Elinor Glyn

As I walked through the kitchen area that was packed with various boxes and paraphernalia of a ‘closed for the winter’ National Trust property and was led up to the office area, I felt non-plussed as I made my way … Continue reading

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