Gardens in Hampshire News

Mottisfont

Posted by TMC_Gardens on  March 17, 2016

0
Category: Hampshire Gardens
Step across the crystal clear river and enter a little piece of paradise, with the sound of water never far away. Carpets of spring bulbs, a stunning walled rose garden, rich autumn leaves and a colourful winter garden make Mottisfont a feast for the senses all year round. Garden Details Mottisfont Lane Romsey SO51 0LP Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/mottisfont Telephone Number: 01794 340757 Email: mottisfont@nationaltrust.org.uk Seasonal Highlights June roses – Mottisfont is to the world-famous National Collection
Marwell Zoo Gardens in Hampshire

Marwell Zoo Formal Garden

Posted by TMC_Gardens on  March 17, 2016

0
Category: Hampshire Gardens
Located behind Marwell Hall, Marwell Zoo’s fantastic Formal Garden includes a representation of three garden styles of the 16th and 17th century. With free access when you visit the zoo, you’ll enjoy a stroll around their knot, parterre and kitchen gardens and become acquainted with both the plants and their uses. Download the Tree Trail here! Garden Details Thompson’s Lane Colden Common Winchester SO21 1JY Website: www.Marwell.org.uk Telephone Number: 01962 777407 Email: Marwell@marwell.org.uk Twitter: @Marwellwildlife
Basing House Gardens in Hampshire

Basing House

Posted by TMC_Gardens on  March 17, 2016

0
Category: Hampshire Gardens
The earliest visible features at Basing House today are the huge circular bank (or ringwork) and defensive ditches of a castle built in the 1100s by the de Port family, who arrived with William the Conqueror in the Norman invasion of 1066. It was on top of these castle remains that Sir William Paulet, the first Marquess of Winchester and Lord Treasurer of England, chose to build his new house in 1535. When first built
Gilbert Whites Gardens in Hampshire

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections

Posted by TMC_Gardens on  March 17, 2016

0
Category: Hampshire Gardens
The garden of the pioneering naturalist Gilbert White is a wonderful mix of Eighteenth Century landscape design, practicality and ingenuity.  White was an enthusiastic gardener, whose personality can be seen in the garden today. The Museum enjoys 30 acres of garden and ancient parkland, with historic varieties of plants and produce, inspiring views, conservation and tranquility. Garden Details The Wakes Selborne, Alton Hampshire GU34 3JH Website: www.gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk Telephone Number: 01420 511275 Email: marketing@gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk Twitter: @gilbertwhites
Gardens in Hampshire Staunton

Staunton Country Park

Posted by TMC_Gardens on  March 17, 2016

0
Category: Hampshire Gardens
A historic walled garden to a maze and tranquil sensory garden, there’s lots to explore. The Victorian glasshouse is full of tropical plants, including palms, bananas, myriads of tropical fish and a giant Amazon waterlily. Garden Details Middle Park Way Havant PO9 5HB Website: www3.hants.gov.uk/countryside/staunton.htm Telephone Number: 023 9245 3405