Paleis Het Loo (Queen's Garden) (Palais Het Loo, Netherlands The gardens at Palais Het Loo, in the town of Apeldoorn, were originally created in 1692 for William and Mary. The style was of strict formality and was grand enough to 'outbox' the Versailles of Louis XIV whom William disliked. Even so, William commissioned a Frenchman, Daniel Marot, to design the garden's many intricate parterres.
A view along the double Pastel Borders in June, looking towards the Beech Circle at Levens Hall. This picture is taken from Great Gardens Of Britain by Helena Attlee (with photographs by Alex Ramsey), which is published by Frances Lincoln Limited