Gardens to visit in Herefordshire
This page Abbey Dore Court Garden - Westonbury Mill Water Gardens
A 6 acre private garden on the banks of the River Dore, in the beautiful Golden Valley of Herefordshire. The main garden is linked to a riverside wild garden covering a further 4 acres of meadow with unusual trees. The garden is a special treat for plant-lovers, with collections of hellebore, ferns, bamboo, and paeonia.
Garden: Berrington was the last major garden designed by 'Capability' Brown before his death. Brown was by far the most popular and influential figure in the evolution of the English landscape garden, and his work at Berrington is superb. Rolling parkland unfolds magically to set of the neo-classical mansion house. Close to the house a walled garden is home to rare varieties of old fruit trees.
Three acre Edwardian garden (house not open). Yew and box topiary, parterres, herb garden, kitchen garden, flower and shrub borders, rose garden, heritage apple trees, Edwardian greenhouse, views.
Garden: One of the most ambitious garden reclamation projects of the 20th century, the historic gardens at Hampton Court stretch to over 10000 acres, including a yew maze, riverside walks, Victorian walled garden, and a recreated 17th century Dutch garden with parterres and canals. Superb, and well worth a visit.
A 70 acre garden in the Welsh Marches, with views west to the Black Mountains. Hergest is a creation of three generations of keen gardeners from the Banks family. Between them, the Banks's have created a pleasing garden featuring over 5,000 rare and unusual trees and shrubs.
An unusual, semi-wild garden located in beautiful Herefordshire countryside. Shipley has been created over the last 40 years, on a site occupied since Roman times. The gardens are a part of 30 acres of mixed habitat set beside an escarpment on the edge of the Wye Valley.
A lovely riverside garden in the Herefordshire countryside. The Weir was established in the 1920s by Roger Parr and covers 10 acres of land along the River Wye, with excellent views to the Black Mountains of Wales. The Weir is at its best from early Spring to Autumn, when the colours at their peak.
A modern garden in a lovely setting near the 'black and white' village of Pembridge. Westonbury Mill garden stretches over 3 acres, enclosing an area of streams and small ponds, offering wonderful views over the surrounding countryside.
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