Postcards from Sussex – the extraordinary Arundel Castle and Gardens

  To prevent a general revolt over a daily onslaught of postcards from June 2017, you'll be glad yo note I've left out at least four more galleries from David Austin Roses in Shropshire, the delightful Chastleton House and a mooch around Woodstock and Blenheim Palace. For the not so feint-hearted, please search for stories…

Postcards from Sussex – the extraordinary Arundel Castle and Gardens

Shropshire, Wales, Oxforshire ..  we are putting in the miles together! But the last leg is in Sussex in the beautiful town of Arundel - which is presided over and looked down upon by the rather spectacular Arundel Caste. Part genuine medieval fortification and part Gothik 19th Century confection - it truly is an amazing…

Roses all the way; a superb specialist rose nursery in Sussex.

There seems to be a series developing here. Garden Centres I have known. Some, like Petersham Nurseries are pure fantasy, a theatrical experience where plants dress the stage, along with much else besides. Wych Cross Garden Centre, just south of East Grinstead, has magic too but for different reasons -  real passion and a collection…