"Far-off a cuckoo called; a wood-pigeon was cooing from the first elm tree in the field, and how the daisies and buttercups had sprung up"
Meadow flowers
Permission Granted by Copyright Owner for Use on Book DrumMeadow flowers - Credit: Dr Val Williamson

Robin Hill seems very like the Surrey farm and grand house that Galsworthy's father built for his growing family.