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Peckover House & Gardens

June 3, 2014

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My favourite part of the house was actually the main entrance hall – I just loved the colour of the walls and the floor pattern. While we were there, a visitor actually started playing the piano that was in the library, and it was so nice to walk around the house to the music!

We then took a little walk through their gardens. Compared to the size of the house and the location, we were shocked to find how big the garden actually is! They had an amazing orangery filled with a massive orange tree and hundreds of succulents which I could have just sat in there all afternoon, and I was so happy to find a whole section dedicated to peonies! They had loads of different varieties and colours which smelled so good! And by far my favourite part was that they had a couple cats roaming around too – so cute haha!

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