The formal gardens have a magnificent cascade.
|looking up the cascade|
|looking down the cascade from inside the folly; the house to the right is covered in picturesque scaffolding|
|the beech hedge hides the scaffolding|
|beech wibbles off into the far distance|
English stately home gardens usually go in for a lot of yew hedging, rather than beech. Here the yew had its own idiosyncratic style.
|I found these somewhat disquieting; they are clearly waiting to pounce|
|‘Revelation’ kinetic water sculpture by Angela Conner; open state|
|scrambling through the rock garden|
|looking up at the rock garden|