My Glorious Gardens series: Middlewick House Open Gardens in June.

At the weekend we were able to take a visit to Middlewick House in Corsham, Wiltshire. This beautiful house is owned by Pink Floyd’s drummer, Nick Mason and his family. It was once owned by Camilla, Duchess of Cambridge.

Nick opens his house for charity for a weekend in June and as we have never been, we thought we go and take a look! Hubbie came too but we left the children and Dottie at home this time.

As we arrived, we could not believe that there were so many people! We just couldn’t work it out until we walked up the drive to see this…

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Middlewick House, Corsham
Nick had also decided to let the public see his car collection! What a very clever man! Beautiful gardens, a classic car collection, plants to buy, a BBQ and drinks.  There were people with picnics, dogs and young children were running around and of course, everyone were very interested in the cars!

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Hubbie would like this Ferrari please!

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I know nothing about cars but I did like this one!
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Notice the guy taking a photo of the wheels!! 🙂
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This Ferrari is a hybrid apparently…..
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Hubbie also liked this one…he was in the air force once….maybe that’s why?
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So tiny!
And now for the gardens….

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There was a fabulous kitchen garden within a walled area with a cute gate.
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It had a traditional rose archway in the centre with paths around large beds.
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View back towards the house with lovely herbaceous borders.
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“Stand there so I can take a photo!”
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The central pond with fountain (and fish!)
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The central rose arch with roses in full bloom.
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The vegetables
Apart from the kitchen garden you could also roam around the rest of the garden.

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There was a cute little traditional caravan (yes, that’s me in wedge sandals….and a coat!)
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The back of the house. In the conservatory they have an indoor pool and Nick’s drum kit was on display.
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Half way across this lawn was a Ha-Ha wall linking the view to the fields beyond (with horses)
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Beautiful pond with bridge and Swan sculpture
It was a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon raising money for The Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

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Classic cars and gardens.
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The cute gate keepers cottage called Mermaids Cottage.
I will leave you with some lovely flowers…

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