Gardens to visit
Broughton Grange, Wykham Lane, Broughton, near Banbury, Oxfordshire OX15 5DS Broughton Grange, a garden designed by Tom Stuart-Smith, is one of the most inspirational contemporary gardens in the country. Plantings of late-summer perennials and grasses will be at their best, as will the parterre filled with exotic annuals on the terrace below. Nearby, Broughton Castle (entry £5, cream teas) has ancient, moated honey-stone walls with deep borders. Open tomorrow, 10am-5pm. Entry £7, children free (ngs.org.uk).