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10 April 2010 - Tyntesfield House, Wraxall

A visit to the National Trust property near Bristol

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Tyntesfield House undergoing extensive renovation.

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In the servants area within the house. A multitude of bells for the servants to listen for.

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The snooker room. The snooker table had a sophisticated scoring system built in.

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This is the score display which is linked to the table.

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When you walked into this courtyard area near the kitchen garden you were overwhelmed by the smell from the hyacinths.

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One of the several large greenhouses.

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The Lady garden.

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The stableyard.

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A four sided sundial in the stableyard.

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Through the scaffolding you can newly restored decorative roof.

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A small stained glass window in the corridor near the chapel.

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The four stained glass windows above the alter in the chapel.

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The formally laid out Rose Garden.

8 August 2011

A return visit to Tyntesfield House.

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The approach to the house. Much different to the last visit when the whole house was under scaffolding.

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The formal gardens to the south of the house.

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A look inside.

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The main visitors entrance.

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The large chapel attached to the house.

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The Southern aspect of the house from the gardens.

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A colourful display of cottage garden flowers in a bed near the kitchen garden.

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A corner of the rose garden and one of the Gazebos which were built in the 1860’s.

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The formally laid out rose gardens.