Hidden away, just off the A1.
Yes, it is a work in progress, but isn't that a good reason to return again soon?
The gardens are terraced, and the views are wonderful.
A wheelchair user on their own would struggle on the main slope dressed in wood bark. And there are lots of steps. But there are many benches to rest awhile and vistas aplenty.
Imagining where the house that vanished half a century ago fitted into the landscape set my imagination whirring.
You don't get 16 acres of planting, but you do get space and atmosphere. What I'd call the "wow" factor in country gardens.
The tea room offers tasty food, and you get to choose your mug! Or cup.
The loos are wonderful. I've not seen a gents loo as good as this for years.
We both enjoyed a go on the swing, and I was inspired by the veg garden.
I wonder when we can back?