Gardens to Visit News
Throughout February East Lambrook Manor Gardens in Somerset will be celebrating all things snowdrop with its second Festival of Snowdrops; from the spectacular snowdrops growing in the garden to individual displays of unusual cultivars, snowdrop sculptures and an exhibition of snowdrop photography by top garden photographer, Jason Ingram. Margery Fish, the grande dame of cottage…Read More
Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens has appointed Stephen Herrington as head gardener. He was formerly Gardens & Parks Consultant and Project Manager for the National Trust, London and South East Gardens Programme, since April 2018. He was previously head gardener at the National Trust property Nymans Garden, from 2014, and before that curator of Glasgow Botanic…Read More
Festive family fun at Wisley, weekends from November 30th to December 22nd Join in the festive family fun at Wisley with free activities every weekend in the Clore Learning centre, including sow and grow, pine cone crafts and bird house making. We also have some payable activities (1st and 8th December) to make something extra…Read More
2020 will see Borde Hill Garden celebrate its 55th anniversary of opening to the public as a Charity. To celebrate, visitors will be able to gain early access to the Garden, from the 14th March, in order to enjoy the outstanding collection of magnolias and camellias. Visitors can also book a Magnolia Tour, taking place…Read More
5th December 2019 6.30pm Doors Open with the Concert at 7.30pm We welcome you to our special event with internationally renowned Alina Bzhezhinska performing beautiful classical compositions, Christmas carols and sizzling jazz standards. There’s something for everyone this festive season at Mount Ephraim. Tickets £20 – includes a glass of bubbles and canapes Free Entry…Read More
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Throughout February East Lambrook Manor Gardens in Somerset will be celebrating all things snowdrop with its second Festival of Snowdrops; from the spectacular snowdrops growing in the garden to individual displays of unusual cultivars, snowdrop sculptures and an exhibition of snowdrop photography by top garden photographer, Jason Ingram.
WITH GARDEN WRITER AND BROADCASTER TONY RUSSELL
1 September 2020 8-night Cruise from only £1659pp
Includes Garden Visits and Exclusive Garden-themed On-board Programme.
"This spectacular scenic cruise on Fred.Olsen's Braemar includes visits to the beautiful floral island gardens of Flor & Fjaere, the Botanical Gardens at Milde and magnificent fjordland landscapes only accessible to smaller, more intimate-sized ships such as Braemar." Tony Russell.
The architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, is probably best known for his creation of the 'Italianate' village of Portmeirion on the north-west coast of Wales. A fantasy landscape, visited by hundreds of thousands of people each year ...
Less well-known is Sir Clough's ancestral home and garden at Plas Brondanw. Here, long before he embarked on Portmeirion, Sir Clough created one of the finest 'Arts & Crafts' gardens in Britain.
Tony Russell leads a number of garden-themed holidays, covering all parts of the world.
To find out more about a garden-themed holiday please click here
The Garden Holidays page features an article, originally published in the Telegraph.
This article gives an enjoyable account of a garden-themed holiday that Tony Russell led and is an excellent introduction to Garden Tours.