The gardens stretch a few hundred metres (see map at the bottom of this post) and are dotted with curious buildings in styles which include the Indian Raj and ancient Greece. Here are some pictures.
The Temple and Dell
Clare in the grotto
Peacock at the entrance to the children's playground
The author with a strange folly
Clare under a red sunshade - yes, it's hot!
Map of Larmer Tree - click to enlargeWhen we emerged, the car told us it was 30° which soon dropped to a more reasonable 24° once we were moving. We put aside all our other concerns and spent the rest of the afternoon sunbathing in the garden. Time enough tomorrow, when rain is promised.