VISITORS to Waterperry Gardens are in for surprise this week thanks to the appearance of eight gnomes.
The characters are dotted around the gardens, near Wheatley, in a half-term hunt for children.
Three-year-old Kal Mishra said: “I like their funny faces. I like the gnome’s big boots.
“They’re like mine, but I wouldn’t wear a bobble hat like they do.”
His grandfather Bill Truscott, from Buckingham, said: “We’re regular visitors to the gardens, but we’ve been away for a couple of weeks and it’s amazing to come back and see how much everything has shot up – it’s like a jungle.”
His wife Sandra added said: “It’s beautiful in good weather, but it is worth braving the weather on a less-than-promising day.
“There’s just so much to look at.”
8:30am Saturday 3rd October 2015
A YOUNG woman who fell in the river after a seizure on her way to work has thanked two boaters for saving her life.
12:26pm Saturday 3rd October 2015
An e-fit has been released today of a man police want to speak to after two children were sexually assaulted in Harwell.
11:45am Saturday 3rd October 2015
A woman was taken to hospital after a car and lorry crashed on the Eastern Bypass.
9:00am Saturday 3rd October 2015
PROTESTERS against a development that would double the size of Woodstock have said the war is still on.
8:00am Saturday 3rd October 2015
OXFORDSHIRE’S hospitals must keep driving up standards despite being awarded a national vote of confidence by the health sector regulator.
6:30am Saturday 3rd October 2015
FOR more than nine months workers have been busy behind boards transforming Frideswide Square.