What’s in the garden ?

Flaming June got off to a rather damp-squib like start,  but the rain has been very welcome in the garden. Combine that with glorious sunshine we’ve just had , and it’s fair to say everything in  our garden is  rosey ! So, what’s new  in the garden?...

Changing Rooms!

Sometimes you just HAVE to buy something, even when you don’t need it! For me it’s “another” flower vase slightly different from all the others! For Stuart it was a tonne (literally!) of centurys old oak! He spotted these mighty beasts about 3...
Wild Boar Cassoulet

Wild Boar Cassoulet

On November 8th, we celebrated our first Game Night of the season with a sold out menu. It was such a success, we thought we would share one of Stuart’s favourite recipes of the evening. Wild Boar (known by many as the original Prehistoric Pig) is famous for a...
LateRooms.com Best Kept Secret Awards 2013

LateRooms.com Best Kept Secret Awards 2013

As some of you might be aware, last month we won the Best Kept Secret Award for Best Gardens from Laterooms.com, helped judged by Countryfile Magazine. There were several categories, including Comfiest Bed, Best View and Best Gadgets. All nominees were chosen by...
Hundred House Crab Apple Jelly

Hundred House Crab Apple Jelly

  September in the gardens brings us an abundance of Crab Apples, none of which go to waste. We make a fantastic Crab Apple Jelly that compliments such Game as Venison, Pheasant Breast or Wild Boar. Learn how to make the Hundred House Crab Apple Jelly: You will need,...