After a long weekend with Emi and a lot of driving! I dropped her off at the station in Basingstoke and decided to visit The Vyne on my way home. The Vyne is a National Trust Tudor palace. I was a bit disappointed in the palace itself because they had just completed a roof restoration and don’t fully reopen until later this week. I wandered through a couple of rooms, but most of it was still closed to the public. So I guess it means I will be back again to see the house itself.
The grounds were spectacular though, and they had a vegetable garden which I loved seeing. Also the gardener must love dahlias as much as I do because I’ve never seen so many varieties in the same place! They were amazing. These are just a few: