Walmer isn't as grand as some of the places I've visited, it was clear that is was built to be a defensive structure rather than a home, the wall are really thick, and there are cannons on the battlements
She was in to her gardens though, and Walmer did have some pretty outside space. Prince Charles apparently replanted the garden for his grandmother one year.
|good place to sit with a book- as long as your not scared of bees|
We stopped of in the tearooms are we finished our walk around the grounds. Unfortunately as we got there later in the day, all the best bits had been eaten and we were left with the scraps. I had a pot of tea and are rather uninspiring lemon cake. I did walk past someone eating a rather nice looking flan though- so if you want to have a proper meal you need to get in there quick.
I picked up some really nice all butter raspberry curd in the gift shop. Curd is properly the lest appealing word for an item of food ever- but trust me this stuff is delicious! Really rich, but also slightly tart. It is the nicest things on scones. I was very tempted by the lemon curd as well, but had to resist as it £3.50 a jar.
I also fancied one of these:-