Which countryhouse opera is the most accessible?main
Not Glyndebourne. It takes more than an hour of a filthy train followed by a winding-road coach ride which, on return, is not coordinated with the train timetable.
The Grange is in Hampshire, reachable only by road.
Longborough is even further out.
Garsington has been the best until now – half an hour by train from Marylebone with a nice connecting bus.
But Wasfi Kani is claiming that her new Grange Park Opera at West Horsley Place is the closest to town.
It’s a 45-minute ride from Kings Cross and a 20-minute stroll from the station.
We’ll check it out soon.