Gareth Huw Davies

Posts tagged Chilterns

Environment Blog

Signs for outstanding places

25 years ago this month (September 1995) signs began to spring up on roads leading into some of the most attractive landscape in England and Wales. In addition to already well-known beauty spots, such as the Chilterns, the Surrey Hills and the Cotswolds, the sites included less nationally-famous places, such as the Clwydian Range, Nidderdale… Continue reading


Capability Brown’s Golden triumph

Capability Brown worked on many garden landscapes in England, and there’s a glittering list of day trip possibilities. These places display his creativity and his genius, but  on the scale of epic poems compared to the exquisite little sonnet that is the Golden Valley. There are days throughout the year when the National Trust’ s… Continue reading