Every year, hundreds of homes open their gardens to raise us life-saving funds. On Monday 12 May, Capesthorne Hall in Cheshire will throw its doors open – and you will find plenty of British Red Cross history, as well as horticulture.
Capesthorne Hall has 100 acres of garden and, at this time of year, they are blooming with bluebells and rhododendrons.
Step into the stately home (at a reduced fee for charity), and you could spot the ‘red cross’ emblem within one or two of the paintings. More