The Courts Garden

The National Trust describe 'The Courts Garden' as a delightful English country garden and one of Wiltshire's… [more]

The Courts Garden The Courts Garden

Kilver Court – The Secret Garden of Somerset

Kilver Court Gardens in Shepton Mallet is known as 'The Secret Garden of Somerset' Originally a mill… [more]

Kilver Court – The Secret Garden of Somerset Kilver Court - The Secret Garden of Somerset

Lytes Cary Manor

The English Countryside provides plenty of opportunity to drift back to another era, not for nostalgic… [more]

Lytes Cary Manor Lytes Cary Manor

Beautiful Village of Nunney

The English Countryside is amass with beautiful villages which provide the inspiration for many a poet,artist,… [more]

Beautiful Village of Nunney Beautiful Village of Nunney

Barrington Court

The National trust own or care-take some of the most beautiful properties and landscapes throughout England.… [more]

Barrington Court Barrington Court

Simple Pleasures

stourhead

Doorstep Tranquillity

For those times when you are perhaps seeking a moment of tranquillity, connecting with the environment just seems to work.  Fortunately for me, Stourhead a National Trust property in Wiltshire is just a stones throw from home.  It's the perfect … [Read More...]

Book Garden

Hidcote Manor Gardens

Hidcote – the Making of a Garden

The garden of Hidcote Manor, Gloucestershire, is one of the most visited in England. With magnificent hedges, an abundance of old shrub roses. scarlet tinted herbaceous borders, masses of wonderful foliage plants and thematic ‘gardens within gardens’, for many it captures everything that an English garden should be. So I was pleased to get the […]

Places To Visit

Scrumptious English Countryside Apples

The Courts Garden

The National Trust describe 'The Courts Garden' as a delightful English country garden and one of Wiltshire's best kept secrets. We have to agree... The Courts Garden is right on English Countryside's doorstep but this was our first visit. A … [Read More...]

Countryside Chat

Appreciate the English countryside from a balloon

Great Ways To Explore The English Countryside – 1

The English countryside offers some fantastic views, panoramas and simple pleasures, so what better way to explore them than from the air – from a balloon! We were lucky enough to have the opportunity to make our escape from the delightful Victoria Park in Bath.  This was our first time in a hot air balloon, […]

Treasure Trails

Somerset Treasure Trail Booklets

Somerset’s Hidden Secrets

Somerset's towns and villages are full of hidden secrets and Treasure Trails are inviting people to embrace their region with a series of walking, cycling and driving Trails with a difference. For kids of ALL ages they are the perfect opportunity … [Read More...]

Beeline

Our Beeline monthly update

Beeline August

The top English Countryside places on our list we are planning to make a Beeline for this August. Plus, some not to be missed events for your September calendar.