Tagged: south downs

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Cowdray House After Autumn Rains

The front lawn of the once magnificent Cowdray House in Midhurst, Sussex, lies waterlogged on Christmas Eve 2012. As the sun begins to set, rain clouds are once again gathering to further soak the...

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The Secret Walled Garden At Cowdray

The wooden gate in the north wall of the Walled Garden at Cowdray evokes childhood memories of the wonderful children’s book The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. After walking through the lush flowerbeds...

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Striking Contrasts On The Sussex Downland

Summer on the lush Sussex Downland around Midhurst, England brings with it the chance of capturing some striking contrasts. Dotted around the hedgerows are these old dead oaks, stripped of foliage and bleached by the...