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Brobury House just over the river from Bredwardine with it’s church of ‘Kilvert’s Diaries’ note. Delightful gardens, a stone’s throw from the river bank – a great place for picnic-ing and paddling. Brobury HR3 6BS 01981 550 229
Bookworms go to The Kilvert Society. The church is usually open and welcomes visitors.
For sustenance go to The Red Lion Hotel, Bredwardine HR3 6BU 01981 500303
The Weir (National Trust)
Interesting river-side gardens – unencumbered by cafe or shop! Swainshill HR4 7QF 01981 590
Lower House, Cusop Dingle
A gem of a garden with woodland walk, close to Hay – viewing by appointment only, April to mid-September. Cusop HR3 5RQ 01494 820 773.
The Old Railway Line
Garden Centre not far from Hay, with Restaurant and Farm Shop – lots of local products. Three Cocks, LD3 0SG 01497 847 055