AUTUMN COLOURS “Fall of the Leaf” at Scotney Castle

AUTUMN SCOTNEY CASTLE

Visit to Scotney Castle for the “fall of the leaf”.  

Beautiful sunny/cloudy day at Scotney Castle Temp 8-9C .

Determined to take a few photos of autumn colours, we decided on Scotney Castle, because of the beautiful layout of the gardens and the picturesque “old” Scotney Castle surrounded by a moat, an amazing array of trees, and a palette of colours.

REDS of the Maple, the YELLOWS of the Hazel, and the ORANGES of the Beech create the most beautiful landscape of magical autumn colours.  CLOSE or FAR there is so much to photograph and a superb visual delight, especially without the camera.   Had loads of fun roaming the estate and the gardens and just filling the senses with the colours of the season.

We normally try not to visit National Trust or English Heritage places on weekends, because of how busy they get, but we decided to arrive early before they opened at 10am.  We parked up in the car park at 9.30am, made good use of the facilities, had a home-brew cuppa tea out of the boot of the car, wandered around the estate a bit, and it wasn’t long before the doors of the Office had opened.

Amazed how many people had arrived in short time of 30 mins, and most of them armed with cameras!   We were not the only ones come for the colours of autumn!

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Born and raised in Perth, Western Australia to Polish parents, my upbringing was totally influenced by strong family values, Polish culture and customs based on Roman Catholic calendar, as well as the folkloric aspect of dressing up in regional dress and performing in Polish Folk Dancing, as well as the consumption of many home cooked Polish meals. Today, I live with my English husband in the UK, and I am a mother of two (all grown now) and grandma to one (granddaughter 5yrs). I love to travel, walk, take photos, blog, cook and spend time with my family in Australia (when I get the chance). I have a huge interest in natural medicine, which lead me to study at university in my 40's. I love exploring what this life is about, which has included reading motivational, spiritual and self-empowerment books and attending self-empowerment courses.

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