• In this issue

    by  • August 28, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Screen Shot 2014-08-28 at 17.46.19The October issue of Homes & Gardens is out today. Inside, you’ll find our guide to one of our favourite events – the London Design Festival – as well as homes that include an Istanbul apartment with spectacular views and a new-build farmhouse with East coast style. There are also

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    Visit a walled garden

    by  • August 24, 2014 • 0 Comments

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    Enjoy the last of the fine weather and feed body and mind in these historic gardens with tea rooms

    NORTH YORKSHIRE Helmsley Wall Garden

    Built by Thomas Duncombe in 1759, this fine walled garden was renowned for its exotic fruit houses, cared for by 20 gardeners. Sadly, all 20 died in the Great War and the gardens gradually fell out of use until the 1990s and a period of restoration. Today,

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    The art of peace

    by  • August 20, 2014 • 0 Comments

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    Bridie-HallOur eyes may currently be on the centenary of the start of the First World War, but 100 years before that, in 1814, Europe was celebrating peace following the fall of Napoleon. The Regency and the Parisian capital were the toast of the Continent, and an inspiration to artists and designers everywhere.

    Today, to complement Peace breaks out!,

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    Take note

    by  • August 16, 2014 • 0 Comments

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    It’s always a pleasure to discover beautiful stationery. We love these hand-printed notecards from Wolf & Ink designed with adorable west highland terror motifs, £14 for eight, with other motifs available in the range.

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