Garden Portrait: Westonbury Mill Water Gardens

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The Water Tower with Gargoyles

Winding paths through the Bog Garden

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Cool, shady areas

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Butterflies Galore

A folly or two

Just a quiet, tranquil space to enjoy the bird song, running water, autumnal light and colours with plenty of benches to sit on and admire the surrounding Herefordshire hills and meadows.

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You will find this unusual garden in the beautiful Welsh Marches close to the ‘Black-and-White’ village of Pembridge.

  • Street:        Westonbury Mill
  • Postcode:   HR6 9HZ
  • City:            Pembridge
  • County:      Herefordshire
  • Country:    United Kingdom

More lovely walks can be found over at my friend Jo’s place.

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12 Comments Add yours

  1. restlessjo says:

    It’s a privilege to be your friend. Many thanks, Jude 🙂 That first shot is crystal clear and a stunner but I couldn’t comment on it, by the way.

    1. Heyjude says:

      That’s because it is the header photo, so you can’t do anything with it. Thanks for liking it though 🙂 We just dropped in to this garden on the way home from having a lovely Sunday lunch in the Herefordshire countryside and decided to walk off a few calories!

  2. Lucid Gypsy says:

    I love its quirkiness, ooh I need a garden visit before that cold thing arrives!

  3. That looks like a great place to visit Jude 🙂

    1. Heyjude says:

      Small, but makes a change from all the floral gardens I have been to recently. Very peaceful.

  4. A great walk to wake up to on what looks like a grey morning here. I’m intrigued by the orb – can you tell me more? I enjoyed walking through the bog, the butterflies and the blue folly – even that horror of a gargoyle in a shuddery way. Thank you.

    1. Heyjude says:

      Rather grey here today too, I thought the sun was going to break through but instead it got greyer! Still dry though. The orb is created using Photoshop Elements – there may be other software packages that allow you to do the same. I’ll have a browse. What editing software do you use, if any?

      1. Really only crop and straighten and sometimes darken / lighten from within iPad photos. No software. I’m intrigued by some of your effects.

  5. Sammy D. says:

    This is one if the most alluring yet! But I think I say that every day. Just stunning walkways and gargoyles and greenery. I would never leave – dream job – resident caretaker 🙂

    1. Heyjude says:

      I think it may be up for sale soon – the owners are looking for someone to take on the garden.

      1. Sammy D. says:

        I promised Hub I wouldn’t make him move again. Now I’m going to have to present it as a long distance commute. “Honey, it’s just a ways over a small pond.”

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