April 2011 - At the entrance to the grounds there was a sign saying “tulip trail this way”. There were many magnificent displays of tulips of various types. This selection were on the south side of the house.
April 2011 - A closer look at the rich red blooms.
April 2011 - The steps leading into the back of the house.
April 2011 - I think this is aubretia cascading over the boathouse.
April 2011- The traditional view over the Palladian bridge to the Pantheon.
May 2011 - A carpet of bluebells.
May 2011 - A colourful view across to the Temple of Apollo.
May 2011- Azalea.
May 2011 - A close up view of a pink rhododendron.
May 2011 - The handkerchief tree.
May 2011 - A closer look at the flowers.
May 2011 - The famous view across the Palladian bridge to the Pantheon.
March 2012 - Swan Lake.
March 2012 - Nice light shining through the Palladian bridge.
April 2015 - The first rhododendrons were flowering.
April 2015 - The first view of the Temple of Apollo from the start of the high level walk.
April 2015 - The Pantheon perfectly framed by the trees on the high level walk.
April 2015 - Magnolia.
April 2015 - Spring sunshine in the woodland.
April 2015 - Magnolia bursting into flower.
April 2015 - The classical view across the lake. I wonder how many millions of pictures have been taken here?
April 2015 - The Temple of Apollo from the lakeside path. I am pretty sure that they must have cleared away branches and bushes to create this view. I do not remember seeing this view before.
April 2015 - Wiltshire Horn sheep and new born lambs.
March 2016 - The Pantheon. Very unusually the lake had been drained to allow a valve to be replaced in the water control system.
March 2016 - The drained lake.
March 2016 - A long shot of the Temple of Apollo.
March 2016 - A victim of the winter gales.
March 2016 - The view from the Grotto of the drained Lake.
March 2016 - A dry bed under the footbridge at the southern end of the lake.