English Roses

The infinite variety and character of English gardens have been delighting visitors for centuries. And the green and pleasant land's love affair with horticulture still thrives—an array of sublime landscapes awaits those prepared to venture off the proverbial garden path. Classical gardens don't get much finer than those at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire. Designed by Capability Brown in the 18th century, the grounds are so grand it's said they inspired Jane Austen's vision of Mr. Darcy's home in Pride and Prejudice; Chatsworth was used as the set of his house for last year's film adaptation. A huge maze, a rose garden...

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