Saturday, 8 June 2013

Waddesdon Plant Centre Beauty

Last month we made a family visit to Buckinghamshire, we spent some lovely relaxing time at Waddesdon Plant Centre.  It's a long time favourite haunt of mine, to while away a couple of hours... to drink up beautiful displays and maybe a coffee or two.

I simply had to blog about it - pastel loveliness to feast your eyes on...

...tasteful decor to die for...and a gorgeous coffee shop selling tasty 'homemade' goods

Plenty of little vistas of decor that inspire -

...and that I aspire to.

R treated Bop Bop (her favourite bunny) to sit at the table - apparently she really enjoyed the water!

Little man enjoyed the trip too ;0)

I especially loved the 'green' roof on this little shed and the chimney pot style planting surrounding it.  Wouldn't it look gorgeous in a little court yard garden?

If you're in the area it's well worth a mooch.  Although the upcycled goods are a little pricey for my budget, I do so love the way it is styled. 

For the able bodied, there is a lovely route to climb up through the grounds of Waddesdon Manor after your visit -  and for the less able - during summer a land train runs regularly.

I did purchase a type of pink hydrangea - I AdORE it - rarely to I get the wanties for plants but as soon as I saw these pink pastel beauties - I knew one had to come home with me!

We didn't make it to the Manor this time but left to spend extra time with our new niece.  Ooooo lots of loveliness!

Thanks for reading,
J9 x

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  1. Lovely place - so much eye-candy!! What was your son eating? It looked absolutely scrumptious!!

    1. Ahh, it was a rather enormous meringue!! With raspberry coulis and whipped cream! Almost bigger than him! Crazy - he was sure of his choice tho ;0) J9 x

  2. I used to love to visit Waddesdon Manor and the garden centre when we lived in the area. Thanks for the memories and inspiration.

    1. Oh bless you - you are very welcome! We used to live up that way too - it's nice that we often travel up to visit friends and family so can visit some of the old haunts. Glad you enjoyed the trip down memory lane! J9 x

  3. I love going to places like this - you don't have to buy - just for the inspiration. I am now following your blog from MHC and look forward to reading more :-)

    1. Welcome Vicki to my little band of followers! You are a select but treasured few!! J9 x

  4. Oh, goodness, I would love visiting this lovely place. My garden centers are nice, but they just have plants. Yours has so much more!

    Thank you so much for joining in this week!


    1. It is rather lovely and inspirational. It seems to be a growing trend now for bits of interior styling to run alongside the plant aspects. There are still the more specialised plant centres but I do so love a bit of viewing pleasure! Like Vicki said - you don't have to buy - just merrily look around and get a few ideas! J9 x