Stowe

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Stowe has been home to some of the most influential and renowned architects, landscape designers and gardeners of the last few centuries. Over the years each and every inch of…

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Renishaw Hall

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"The garden must be considered not as a thing by itself but as a gallery of foregrounds designed to set off the soft hues of the distance," he wrote. "It…

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Stourhead

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When Stourhead was first created in the 1740s, it was described as 'a living work of art'. It was then, and still remains, one of the greatest examples of the…

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Newby Hall

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Oh Newby Hall! If we were to have a country estate with garden, this one would be it. Newby Hall is one of the greatest examples of Adam architecture in…

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Iford Manor

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The gardens at Iford Manor were laid out by Harold Peto, a trained architect and extraordinary garden designer who was highly influential in the development of landscape architecture as a…

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Haddon Hall

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Haddon Hall is one of the finest examples of a fortified medieval manor house in England. Present-day Haddon Hall dates from the 12th Century to the early 17th Century. It…

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Gravetye Manor

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Gravetye Manor is surprisingly, relatively unknown outside of the United Kingdom. Despite this, it is one of the most important historic gardens in England, and possibly even our favourite garden…

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Cottesbrooke Hall

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Cottesbrooke Hall is a beautiful Queen Anne house surrounded by a historic parkland estate. While little is known about the development of the grounds, the formal gardens have been developed…

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Buscot Park

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Buscot Park is routinely featured on lists of England’s best hidden gardens. And it is not surprising to see why. Although at 100 acres, it can hardly be considered hidden!…

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