A new holiday cottage on this Bedfordshire estate offers a behind-the-scenes look at one of the UK’s loveliest landscape gardens

A couple of swans are drifting on the sunset-gold lake in front of a baroque, domed pavilion. There are birds singing in the mistletoe-studded oak trees, and no other people at all.

I’m spending two nights in the newly opened Gardener’s House in the grounds of Wrest Park, a country estate in Silsoe, Bedfordshire. It is home to one of Britain’s most interesting landscape gardens. The biggest perk of staying here is that after other visitors have left (and before they arrive again) you can wander through the huge grounds on your own – the ultimate in social distancing.

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