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more gardens!

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Postby didds » May 5th, 2018, 10:56 am

folloing on from my quesry earlir about gardens etc to visit in east wilts and west berks we ended up here

https://www.thewalledgardenatmells.co.uk

The walled garden at Mells... small, but lovely. Simple cafe etc to sit in the sun and enjoy the garden.

Its quite diffuclt I found to google something similar elsewhere.!

So - DAK of any similar small gardens (not necessarily walled, not necessarily with a cafe :-), not part of some huge estate - a place in its ownb right etc?

somerset/Dorset/Wilts, hants, Oxon, Berks/Glos in partoicular, but west wales is a go to, as is the banbury area (tho that's Oxon anyway :-)

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Re: more gardens!

#137110

Postby tea42 » May 5th, 2018, 2:54 pm

Greys Court Nat Trust is nice. Blewbury Gardens open simultaneously NGS, great afternoon out.

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Re: more gardens!

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Postby cavebat » July 1st, 2018, 5:02 pm

Barley Wood Walled Garden, not far off the A38 south of Bristol Airport:

http://www.walledgarden.co.uk/index.html

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Re: more gardens!

#150017

Postby JMN2 » July 4th, 2018, 6:10 pm

Emmetts Garden near Westerham.

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Re: more gardens!

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Postby UncleIan » July 5th, 2018, 9:35 am

tea42 wrote:Greys Court Nat Trust is nice.


Time your visit to coincide with the magnolia blossoming.

Hampshire...
http://www.westgreenhouse.co.uk

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Re: more gardens!

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Postby dionaeamuscipula » July 5th, 2018, 2:23 pm

Abbotsbury in Dorset is an excellent place to visit for many reasons, not least of which is this:

https://abbotsbury-tourism.co.uk/gardens/

It is more or less next to the more famous swannery.

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Re: more gardens!

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Postby cavebat » July 8th, 2018, 8:28 pm

Also worth checking out the National Open Gardens Scheme:

https://www.ngs.org.uk/

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