The vision for Westminster Stone was to produce high quality reproduction paving products which look as authentic as real stone, but at a fraction of the cost.
The BBC’s successful drama Wolf Hall, based on Hillary Mantel’s award winning books, has brought some of the National Trust’s most beautiful buildings to life.
Don’t miss out on some great Shows this Autumn, here are our top pick:
Starting this weekend, 12-14 September, the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show includes a fun ‘giant vegetable’ competition as well as lots of activities for kids including building a ‘bug hotel’! Other highlights include Autumn show gardens, cookery theatre and craft tents.
If you’re looking to stock up on plants, don’t miss the Hyde Hall plant festival in Chelmsford 20-21 September
This year’s Malvern Autumn Show runs from 27-28 September, and will be headed up by celebrity gardener Monty Don! A celebration of good food, gardening and the countryside, the Show includes cookery demonstrations, gardening talks, vegetable competitions plus vintage tractors and countryside crafts.
RHS London Autumn Harvest Show runs in from 7-8 October.
Held at one of the National Trust’s flagship country house estates, this years Tatton Park Flower show runs from 23-27 July. One of the biggest flower shows in the UK, it offers something for everyone, not just gardening enthusiasts. Browse the Country Living ‘shopping’ marquee, Browse local artists in the Arts & Crafts pavillion and enjoy the award winning garden displays. Plus wine tastings, flower marquees, garden furniture and fruit & veg. Don’t miss out on Cheshire’s best kept secret!
Many of the Garden Centres and National Trust houses are running fun activities across the summer holidays. Moreton Park Garden Centre nr Chirk have different activities running every week from 30 July including a ‘reptile roadshow’! See link for more details. http://www.moretonpark.com/summer
The National Trust have some fab days out this summer including the chance to visit various locations from the Harry Potter movies, enter Batman’s Secret Lair and enjoy some fairy magic at Enchanted Forests. See http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/families/events-for-families/