Sunday, 27 July 2014

Out and about: Dipley Mill, a garden lover's dream

Last week we had a royal visit from Sweden, well almost.. - my parents came to visit for a few days which was so lovely since I unfortunately don't get to see them more than a few times a year so I like to treat them as royalty when they are here. We were extremely lucky with the weather, basking in almost 30C and since we wanted to do as much as possible outdoors we ended up going on a few mini trips to see our surroundings, and on one of the days we went to the incredible Dipley Mills, to have a look at the famous gardens. I come from a long line of gardeners with fingers greener than that of the Green Giant and my family can look at a plant and all of a sudden it bursts into bloom. Somehow mysteriously I have none of those genes and with me it's quite the opposite - I can merely glance at a plastic flower and it withers and dies...  but I still certainly appreciate beautiful gardens and it's always an opportunity for Happy Snapper, so I hope you'll enjoy these pictures from our visit.


Dipley Mills is one of the beautiful places that you can visit as part of the National Garden Scheme (NGS) and I would recommend that you keep an eye out for the next open day, since it's a stunning and inspiring place even for those of us that don't exactly have green fingers.  

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  1. This is so pretty, I love nature and hidden gems plus beautiful gardens x

    Kate | A British Sparkle

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    1. Thank you so much Kate, I do too - it' always fun to discover new places :o) Xx

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  2. I love gardening and visiting gardens. They are little a little oasis of calm and relaxation. I will have to have a look at the NGS the Dipley Mill is beautiful Lucy x

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    1. Hey Lucy, I completely agree with you and it's a nice cheap and inspiring little day out too :o) Xx

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  3. It's so lovely that you treat your parents like royalty. Dipley Mills looks beautiful :)
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    1. Aww, thank you... we try to make the time we have together special, since we unfortunately don't have very much of it.. :o) Xx

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  4. What is that pink structure in the 2nd picture? Is that a telephone booth?
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    1. Thank you so much, that's so lovely of you to say :o) Xx

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