We love our grounds at Kesgrave Hall and thanks to Horizon Landscapes and the in-house team, the grounds are looking fabulous at the moment.

When you sweep into the drive through the wrought iron gates, take a look either side where we’ve cleared the trees and shrubs and sown grass, which is now growing well thanks to a little warmth and sun. Carry on further and the front lawn is looking green and lush.

The landscaped upper gardens (used exclusively for events in The Hangar) are now in their second season and make a perfect backdrop for a Champagne reception and wedding photographs.

But it’s the summer bedding plants we look forward to most and this year Marc and his team have just planted The Hangar ‘circle’ and the front terrace with red begonias and salvias. We know that these will look amazing in a few short weeks!

So next time you are passing, call in for a drink on the terrace and enjoy the view.

+ Sue Bunting

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