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Tearooms with gardens make a wonderful outing. So go ahead, indulge yourself and venture forth!

It’s mid-August … and the weather continues to be warm and sunny, at least in our little corner of the world (Southern Ontario, Canada).

Afternoon tea in our garden

Afternoon tea in our garden

So we’re celebrating the good weather by taking tea in the garden – ours, or at one of the many tearooms with lovely gardens. Here are a few tearooms which have come to our attention through friends and family.

If you have a favourite tearoom in your corner of the world, please let us know. Tearooms with gardens make a wonderful outing. So go ahead, indulge yourself and venture forth!

The Black Swan Hotel in Helmsley,  North Yorkshire or The Montague Arms Hotel, near Beaulieu in Hampshire, are two simply splendid venues to take afternoon tea. These quintessential English countryside tearooms and gardens will provide you an award-winning afternoon tea experience, and the bonus of beautifully maintained gardens.

tearoompicAcross the pond, in San Marino, California, the Huntingdon Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens  will offer you a day’s outing to savour the cultural and horticultural treasures, to be topped off with afternoon tea in the Rose Garden, situated in the middle of the Botanical Gardens.

The varied menu will satisfy anyone’s hunger from traditional English Afternoon Teas to hearty lunches and mouth-watering snacks.

Calabash Tea RoomTravelling overland to the east coast of the USA, you will encounter the Calabash Garden Tea Room in Calabash, North Carolina. This unique tearoom and garden will enthrall you with its antique garden furniture, vintage linens and teacups and pots and silverware. These add an immeasurable charm and a Victorian ambience to afternoon tea. Quaint and quiet with a lovely outdoor feel to it, you can “Sip, Relax and Enjoy Life for A While” at the Calabash. It is advisable to reserve your afternoon tea booking.

Send us a comment about your favourite tea garden

before the summer is up!

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