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Farnborough, Wantage,
Oxford, OX12 8NX


Listed By

William Donelson

0000-00-00 00:00:00

Opening Days and Hours
Dates/days/times open:

Please check with garden owners or their website to confirm current dates open NGS & by appointment Suns 17 Apr; 8 May; 19 June (2-5.30).

Parties/Coaches: Yes
Group Appointment: Yes
House Open for Viewing: No
National Garden Scheme days: Yes

Suns 17 Apr; 8 May; 19 June (2-5.30).

Best Times of Year to Visit:

April - August

To see:
Admission Prices

Adult £4; Child free Private visits: £7 per head, includes tea/coffee, home-made cakes & biscuits

Onsite Facilities
Parking: Yes
Shop: No
Teas: Yes
Dogs Allowed: No
Lavatories: Yes
Plants for Sale: Yes
Refreshment: Yes
On Lead only: No
Disabled Access: No
Lunches: No
Picnics: No
Special Events: No
Other Facilities & Comments:
Garden Features & Events

Stunning views 1749 Rectory

English Heritage/Visit Scotland Garden Grade:
National Collection:
Nearby Cambridgeshire Hotels, Facilities & Amenities

Hotels & Accommodation:

Hilton, Chieveley


The Harrow, West Ilsley

Inns & Pubs:

The Harrow, West Ilsley

Villages / Towns / Sightseeing:

John Piper window in church

Description of Garden

In a series of immaculately tended garden rooms, including herbaceous borders, arboretum, boules, rose, pool and vegetable gardens, there is an explosion of rare and interesting plants, beautifully combined for colour and texture. With stunning views across the countryside, it is the perfect setting for the 1749 rectory (not open), once home of John Betjeman, in memory of whom John Piper created a window in the local church. Some steep slopes.

History Of Garden

Once the home of Sir John Betjeman

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