Tag Archives: Wimpole Hall

Reflections on Wood

Last year the National Trust at Wimpole Hall commisioned an artist to develop a number of sculptures for the Pleasure Grounds under the title: ‘Reflections’. Theo Gayer-Anderson (sculptor and stone conservator) was successful. He worked with the gardeners/foresters over a … Continue reading

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Stumperies and Stickeries

Deep in the Pleasure Grounds at Wimpole, in a neglected corner of the shrubbery, there are some interesting architectural structures being developed to encourage the local fauna and improve insect diversity. One of these is a Victorian stumpery and at … Continue reading

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Taking the long approach to Wimpole Hall

It is such an arresting view when you approach Wimpole Hall from the south: A wide open space focussed on the house by maturing parallel avenues of trees. The irony is that most people see this view (if at all) … Continue reading

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Just re-discovered that I am here!

So five years ago it appears that I investigated blogging ….. nothing since and it was completely forgotten. In fact five years is about how long I have been volunteering as a gardener at Wimpole, which is what I have … Continue reading

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