glory of the year, bringing us the fruition of
months of thought and care and toil.
time, do we get such superb color effects
as from August to November.
|A beautiful mixed border runs along the|
backdrop of an ancient wall at Broughton Castle.
The air is different today the wind sings with a
new tone sighing of changes coming the harvest
gathered a flower, a nut some mead, and
bread a candle and a prayer returning
the fruits in thanksgiving to the grove
and receiving it's blessing again.
- 'Rhawk', Alban Elfed
|You might recognize Broughton's exterior from |
the movie 'Shakespeare in Love', the most recent
'Jane Eyre', or 'Wolf Hall', where it played the
part of Catherine of Aragon's home in exile.
|The back of Broughton Castle,|
looking out over the gardens.
|Our friend Susan with the current |
Lord Saye, who will soon
celebrate his 95th birthday.
|The 'room without ears' looks down |
onto the 'Ladies' Garden and beyond.
|The moat still encircles Broughton. From the vantage point of the |
roof you can see the gentle countryside surrounding the castle.
didn't disappoint. As soon as we stepped out
of the drawing room door, we were met with
gentle grey stone steps lined with Chinese anemones.
restoration of the five senses.
|That's me hoping to get a glimpse of the little|
future Lord who belonged to the toy train engine.
|The 14th century church stands on the grounds of |
Broughton Castle and is a very active parish church still.