Breakfast indoors or out

An octagonal table is laid for four on wooden decking outside the kitchen.  Plants in tubs are in the background.The table on the decking was laid for guests who selected our lighter, healthy option, which includes more fruit and less cooked items. But a couple can mix or match their choices, as every order is taken separately, with attention to personal preferences.




This photo shows how the table is positioned in a sheltered, south-facing corner, near paths and lawn.When it is just too hot to eat in the sun, we move the table to under the old apple trees, beside the long pergola. This photo was taken from there, looking back towards the decking and the balcony.




Here the table is seen through an archway of climbing plants.Here is another view of the furniture in front of the kitchen door, revealed when you look along the babbling brook, water feature, in the autumn when the golden hops are covering the phase two of the pergola. You might have just come through the kitchen gate from the track, or you could have looked over the fence, through the Montana clematis.






The blue bricks look like slabs of chocolate in a row, which are then in-filled with concrete paving slabs.From the decking you can look down onto the main lawn. The blue bricks came from our friend David across the river, who deals in reclaimed materials, and the yellow flower, a heavily-scented, evening primrose, was a gift from Nature.


An indoor shot of a round table.  Through the small panes of the glazed doors the sunroom is visible.Breakfast is usually served here, just off the sun room. The table can be extended to seat six.



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