Cothay Manor gardens

The rain poured down and as we wound our way nearer to the gardens, the maze of country lanes became like rivers.  Undeterred we pressed on only to be told upon arrival that we should come back another day!  After a difficult 90 minute drive we would not hear of it!

It turned into a most enchanting evening… the rain clouds parted, the sun shone weakly and the gardens delighted.  Such strong design and succesional planting design, this is a garden to be visited at any time of the year.

The lovely single red rose at the front of the house was Rosa altissimo