Seeking Light In The Night Garden ~ More From Powys Castle

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Here we are, walking between high, high hedges, the castle terraces in the gloaming above, and overhead, stars pricking the black. It’s quite a climb to the castle from the formal garden: several flights of stone steps, and paths wending between the ancient yew trees that have been sculpted into strange shapes over three centuries. On this December evening many are lit from within, so that as you approach they barely glimmer, but when you draw level they open up like grottoes, revealing contorted arboreal workings beneath the close-clipped exteriors.

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And now for some treescapes and garden views that did not feature in yesterday’s post:

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15 thoughts on “Seeking Light In The Night Garden ~ More From Powys Castle

    1. There were a fair number (very excited sub-teens and small people with their own lights on their little boots). It was actually quite early despite the dark. Only 5 pm when we arrived, so quite a few families were also there for tea in one or other of the cafes.

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