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Wantage,
Oxford, OX12 9JA

01235 770222

01235 768763

Listed By

William Donelson

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Opening Days and Hours
Dates/days/times open:

Please check with garden owners or their website to confirm current dates open By appointment only

Parties/Coaches: Yes
Group Appointment: Yes
House Open for Viewing: No
National Garden Scheme days: No
Best Times of Year to Visit:

May-June October

To see:

Bulbs, Spring Blossom, Iris, Paeony, Roses many flowering shrubs

Admission Prices

£5; No concessions.

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

Catering by pre-arrangement only.

Garden Features & Events

Arboretum, Walled garden, Water garden

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


Hotels & Accommodation:

Bear Hotel, Wantage

Restaurants:

Crab, Vhieveley

Inns & Pubs:
Villages / Towns / Sightseeing:

Wantage

Description of Garden

The garden was started in 1990 and has been designed to have flower and colour from February to October, and is at its best in late May, June and October. It is a garden of great beauty throughout the Spring and Summer.

The Letcombe Brook running through the garden is a great feature showing off beds of astilbe, rodgersia, iris and many other water plants. The shrub beds contain a large collection of viburnums and many other shrubs of interest. The Walled Garden of just under one acre contains six separate rooms, each distinct in character. The great variety in the Walled Garden shows off herbaceous plants, roses and foliage plants to magnificent effect.

This is a plantsman's garden of stunning beauty, as perhaps one might expect from such a well-known name in gardening circles (ex-President of the RHS).

History Of Garden

2018 Garden Season

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