My friend suggested we go to a Peony Festival – how could I say no to that?! I do love peonies and it was a gorgeous day, so off we went at about 8:30 this morning.

It was about an hour and twenty minutes drive to the estate and we started with a little stroll through the peony garden.

We spent quite some time with these beauties before making our way into the estate gardens. I should say that these are all shots taken with my iPhone. I wanted to get a few shots that I could post to Facebook but I did take my camera and got a heap of shots that I’ll share over the coming week.

We circled around to the main festival area where they had a few booths set up and a large marquee with tables and chairs, and peonies in vases of course. We had a couple of Pimms Cocktails and a snack, listening to the music and watching the kids playing with bubbles, and chatting and catching up on life in general.


Such a lovely day. I made my way home at about 2 in the afternoon, suitably sunned and very relaxed. I should sleep well tonight 😊

That Pimms cocktail shot above (the line of four cocktails) was picked up by the site’s Instagram account and they asked me if they could use it in promotional material – yay!

As I said, more shots to come once I’ve edited the camera ones.

Happy Sunday lovelies.

x desleyjane

Posted by:desleyjane

photographer, blogger, planner, scientist, dog lover, frequent flyer, daughter, sister, BFF, human

12 replies on “Red Hill Peony Estate Festival

I'd love to hear from you!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s