Penrhyn Castle ~ Part 4 ~ The Walled #Garden #Photography

Walking through the grounds to the walled garden we pass the ruins of a chapel There’s something very peaceful and tranquil about a walled garden, especially when there’s no-one else in sight, with the water features, the geometrical beds and the quiet places to sit and contemplate. Leading off the walled garden is a wilder … Continue reading Penrhyn Castle ~ Part 4 ~ The Walled #Garden #Photography

Penrhyn Castle ~ Part 1 ~ The Building #Photography

Penrhyn Castle, or country house as it was, is situated between the Menai Strait and Snowdonia and was built in the early 1800s on the site of, and incorporating parts of the original medieval fortified manor house and a later reconstruction. Thomas Hopper was the famous 19th century architect, well known for his unusual and … Continue reading Penrhyn Castle ~ Part 1 ~ The Building #Photography