Inspiration is all around for artist Sandra Peck, but nothing gets her imagination fired up like the beautiful gardens and properties where she is privileged to be artist in residence.
Although she’s always dreamed of having her own art and design business Rebecca Harrison still can’t believe how quickly her new countryside inspired venture has taken off.
Described by Sir Walter Scott as “the finest sight on the road between Edinburgh and London”, the south Lincolnshire town of Stamford is set to commemorate a golden year in 2017.
Kirton Lindsey is one of the county’s most bustling communities and our featured property this month is located near its heart – but this convenience also comes with plenty of privacy.
A stone’s throw off the busy route from Lincoln to the coast is a magical haven – The Walled Garden at Baumber – where Sonia and David Elton are restoring and innovating in equal measure. Caroline Bingham visited on a gloriously sunny day to see their work so far.
One highlight amongst many of the first Deepings Literary Festival in April was a black tie dinner hosted by the writer, broadcaster and former MP, Gyles Brandreth.
Producing and selling the best free range pork in the most ethical way they can is more than a business to farmers Jane and Terry Tomlinson – it’s a way of life, and now the couple are hoping to share their ethos with even more people after opening a city centre shop.
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