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Crook Hall Gardens 2/7

Over the years the Hall had numerous different owners having changed hands many times, and with each owner various alterations were made to both the Hall and the gardens. The current owners, Keith and Maggie Bell, bought Crook Hall in 1995. In 1996 they renovated the coach house, which is now used as the office and also that year they purchased the meadow in order to open to the public. It was the meadow that they cleared up and planted the maze which is a central feature to the gardens. Here is a selection of paths and gateways through the garden.

 

Crook Hall Gardens 2/7

Over the years the Hall had numerous different owners having changed hands many times, and with each owner various alterations were made to both the Hall and the gardens. The current owners, Keith and Maggie Bell, bought Crook Hall in 1995. In 1996 they renovated the coach house, which is now used as the office and also that year they purchased the meadow in order to open to the public. It was the meadow that they cleared up and planted the maze which is a central feature to the gardens. Here is a selection of paths and gateways through the garden.

 

comments (8)

I would so enjoy strolling around these gardens!
Brian Walbey: Indeed I'm sure you would Elizabeth, there is something new through each gateway.
  • Martine
  • France
  • 28 Feb 2017, 03:04
Jolie présentation de ce parc qui est magnifique.
Brian Walbey: Thanks Martine.
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 28 Feb 2017, 03:05
You have done justice to these gardens with this gorgeous presentation, Brian.
Brian Walbey: Thanks Ray, I felt these ones came together as a theme.
Very nice, Brian, what a lovely garden.
Brian Walbey: It is a really nice place to visit and we were lucky with the weather.
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 28 Feb 2017, 06:30
a fine collage of paths through the garden!
Brian Walbey: Thanks Philine, I thought they came together as a theme.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 28 Feb 2017, 06:45
This looks absolutely charming Brian
Brian Walbey: It is a lovely gorden, I felt this group of photos came together as a theme.
a bunch of cheerful images, Brian. i am sure they are all worth exploring on their own.
Brian Walbey: They seemed to come together as a theme. There is something interesting through every gateway.
Very nice, Brian. A friend of mine, Keith Bell, just passed away a few months ago.

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