A postcard from… Exbury Gardens, Hampshire (April 2017)

Images taken at Exbury Gardens, Hampshire. April 2017.

Oh Exbury Gardens, how we have missed you over the winter! As one of our absolute favourite places to visit, we just had to return to Exbury Gardens for the start of the new season and to see all the beautiful springtime colour popping up everywhere. It seems the love of taking photos is contagious, as there are now four of us armed with cameras on our days out. At one point we were all trying to photograph the same bee, so I stepped back to capture the moment… the resulting photo looks totally posed but it genuinely wasn’t at all! We also hopped onto the train and discovered the new 1/4 mile extension of the track. We were even lucky enough to witness a buzzard taking flight as the train approached (photo credit to my husband for that shot as I wasn’t quite quick enough!)

 

 

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19 thoughts on “A postcard from… Exbury Gardens, Hampshire (April 2017)

  • April 6, 2017 at 8:46 am
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    Gorgeous, gorgeous photos – definitely turning into a camera-loving family!! Thanks for sharing your shots of this annual miracle of nature. #Theplaceswewillgolinky

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  • April 7, 2017 at 8:48 am
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    It looks like it was a really beautiful day when you visited! DOn’t you just love Spring for all the gorgeous photo opportunities 😉 Thanks so much for linking up to #ThePlacesWeWillGoLinky xx

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  • April 7, 2017 at 11:08 pm
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    Oh those spring flowers are so pretty and I love the photo where everyone is trying to take a photo of the same bee. That shot with the bee inside the flower is stunning. I’ve never been to Exbury Gardens. It looks like a beautiful place to explore 🙂 #countrykids

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  • April 8, 2017 at 6:24 am
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    Gorgeous photos. My son loves his camera, but never takes it out with him. Instead he just wants to use mine! I’d hoped to go to Exbury when we were in the new forest, but was gutted it wasn’t open earlier in the year when we were here #countrykids

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  • April 8, 2017 at 7:18 am
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    We love visiting Exbury Gardens too! Hopefully we will get down next week. Every year we visit to join in the Easter train trail x #CountryKids x

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  • April 8, 2017 at 7:41 am
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    It’s lovely to see you all sharing in the same hobby, I think photography is a great hobby to encourage kids to follow it gets their creative juices flowing and encourages them to go outside and take in the scenery. Exbury Gardens looks like a beautiful place to explore and burn off some energy. I bet you all can’t wait to go back again and explore some more.

    Thanks for linking up with me on #CountryKids.

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  • April 9, 2017 at 4:17 pm
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    Beautiful photos I like ve Spring colour it’s so refreshing and uplifting #countrykids

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  • April 10, 2017 at 5:26 pm
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    What a stunning collection of photos. How lovely that the children like to join in with photography too. Mine are starting to take an interest but we all end up fighting over one camera! #countrykids

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  • April 11, 2017 at 8:23 pm
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    Lovely to read that you all share the same passion. #CountryKids

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  • April 12, 2017 at 6:39 am
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    Just stunning, it’s a weird bonus of Motherhood-that we seem to spend ages in Garden Centre and Beautiful Gardens #theplaceswewillgo

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  • April 12, 2017 at 9:31 pm
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    How have I not come across this gardens before? The fact it has a train too!! I am tagging this so I remember to visit. Absolutely stunning pictures #CountryKids

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  • April 12, 2017 at 10:55 pm
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    How lovely these photos are! And really adorable that you all have the same hobby – photography! That is a great photo 😀 #countrykids

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  • April 13, 2017 at 9:04 pm
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    What lovely photos, it looks like a beautiful place to visit. And how lovely that you all have the same passion for capturing images.

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  • April 18, 2017 at 9:06 pm
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    I love to see your photos every week they are truly stunning. And I love it that you all share the same passion for photography. #Countrykids

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