The Vyne

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:

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