Sunday, 30 September 2012

A Grand Day Out

After all the rain we've been having of late, we felt in need of some fresh air in a beautiful spot so we headed for the GoRgEoUs Hinton Ampner not too far from Winchester.
Apologies for the photo quality, they were taken with the iphone.

A bit grey and chilly but it was lovely to get out!

Amazing Dahlias


Stunning little church within the grounds

Gates at every turn

FaBuLoUs topiary

Me and Little Miss

So, so pretty!

StUnNiNg views


Crab apples

Pit stop in the lovely tearoom

Sneaky peek in the greenhouse

Perfect pumpkins

Lucious Leeks

Extraordinary Onions!

Ah, the last of the cow parsley

Incredibly old oak
If you haven't visited Hinton Ampner before, we highly recommend it, a gorgeous day out!


  1. Lovely day Victoria- I went there earlier in the year, it is well worth a visit!

  2. That looks like a perfect place to spend the day! Love that hedge, nice clipping

  3. It looks like a really nice place! Pity it's too far away! Ada :)

  4. Seeing images like this makes me wish I lived there!! Beautiful photos even though they are taken with your iphone, they came out great! Thanks for sharing this lovely day with us!
    Have a wonderful week..Shari ")

  5. Dear Victoria
    It does look like a wonderful place for a day out despite the grey weather. The hedge looks amazing.
    Best wishes

  6. Now that looks likemy kind of day out Victoria. Sounds lovely despite our grey weather! Thanks for sharing xox Penelope

  7. What a gorgeous garden. It's starting to look autumnal though isn't it. Summer is really over, what little summer there was!

  8. Such a gorgeous place to visit, thanks for sharing have a happy week sweetie

    Bee happy x

  9. So you all had a lovely day at Hinton Ampner, it looks indeed as a beautiful place for visiting. I put it on the list when we visit England next year, may be we come to the neighbourhood of Winchesteer.
    Have a nice week!

  10. What a beautiful place Hinton Ampner is! Those gardens look amazing. Never seen such artistic topiary.

    A lovely photo of you and your daughter!

    Happy new week!

    Madelief x

  11. Looks a lovely day out Victoria, these family trip out are always the best!
    Wishing you a happy week and thanking you always for sweet visits to me..
    loVe Maria x

  12. Your pictures are wonderful, especially the one with you and your daughter! Seems you had a great day . I wish I could go there too one day!
    Have a nice week! Barbina

  13. Looks like a really lovely place to visit, such stunning grounds (love the pretty dahlia's!). That is quite the topiary as well..very busy Gardner there indeed!
    Have a great day today x

  14. wonderful photos, looks like you had a fab day out.

  15. We visited there recently - the house and garden are lovely. Amazingly they only have two gardeners! we are planning return visits to see the garden in autumn and spring. Pj x