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Business is blooming in South Lakeland

After a decade running her own business, Rachel Wardley relocated to Kendal in 2019, bringing her Tallulah Rose Flower School to a new, northern audience. It was a quick turnaround, she did her last class in Bath in the October and her first at her new premises on the Levens Hall estate, known for its world famous topiary gardens, the following month. “When I announced I was moving, our courses in Bath sold out. I was happy it was an established business but it was still a risk to up sticks and move it,” she says. “I was longing for outdoor space and to be closer to nature. Cumbria and Levens Hall…that was something it gave me. I personally felt I was giving the school more.”