Here at Beauxfort, we’re firmly of the opinion that gravel driveways rarely lead to ugly houses. Proving our point are the UK’s stunning stately homes. While your driveway may not run to the lengths of these historic houses, you can draw inspiration from the way that the beautiful gravel driveways… Read more
A new driveway can do wonders for the kerb appeal of your property or be the crowning glory of a major home renovation. Investing time in proper planning is essential to making sure that your driveway perfectly complements the style of your property and delivers everything it should when … Read more
Being environmentally conscious is slowly but surely embedding itself in all areas of our lives. When it comes to our gardens, we can make sure we’re as eco-friendly as possible through planting, conserving water and the hard landscaping choices we make.
Plant for wildlife
Plants are the essence of a … Read more
Whether you’ve got a large front garden worthy of a Grand Designs-style driveway, or something more modest, planning a front garden needs careful thought. After all, this area of your property serves several purposes. It can be your driveway and parking area, the first thing visitors see and a … Read more
A new gravel driveway can help elevate the attractiveness of a property, adding value both in terms of a home’s kerb appeal and, crucially, its financial value. Here, we look at why the installation of an elegant gravel driveway should never be overlooked to maximise the value of your home.… Read more
There’s much more to calculating the cost of a new gravel driveway than simply working out how much gravel is required. Here, we consider all the hidden costs involved in laying a gravel driveway and look at why investing in proper ground preparation and a professional gravel grid system will … Read more
When weighing up the best surface for a new driveway, a resin-bound or resin-bonded driveway may vie for your attention, alongside other finishes such as gravel driveway. But what’s the difference between a resin-bound driveway and a resin-bonded driveway? And what factors should be considered before making your final … Read more
Despite being one of the most attractive driveway finishes and the one most associated with high-end properties, gravel driveways can also be a surprisingly cost-effective option. But how much should you budget to achieve the perfect gravel driveway?
Here’s a handy guide to everything that needs to be taken … Read more