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The Walled Garden

Shenley Park, Radlett Lane, Shenley, Hertfordshire, WD7 9DW
T: 01923 852629| www.shenleypark.co.uk

The walled garden is situated in a 45 acre park in the care of the Shenley Park Trust. An unusual octagonal shape, it has been terraced to create an ornamental amphitheatre which can be used for a variety purposes. Pear trees are grown and old apple tree cordons remain.

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Shugborough Estate Walled Garden, (NT)

 Milford, nr Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 0XB
T: 01889 881388| www.shugborough.org.uk

The walled kitchen garden with elegant gardener’s house, designed by Samuel Wyatt in 1805, was once a centre of horticultural excellence. It is currently undergoing a major restoration project. The gardeners grow early 19th century crops, with tools, techniques and dress of that period. Glasshouses, orchard, mushroom tunnels and the head gardener’s house are still to be restored. Jointly owned by the National Trust and Staffordshire County Council.

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Sugnall Walled Kitchen Garden

Sugnall, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST21 6NF
T: 01785-850820| www.sugnall.co.uk

This 2 acre walled garden was constructed in 1737-8. It was revived 2006-11 with 200 new dwarf pyramids and 50 wall fruit. It has a vinery, and Victorian and Edwardian glasshouses. Most is now under cultivation, but Easter to September events take place in an Indian pavilion. Produce is sold in the farmers market and jams and chutneys through a tearoom and shop, also open Easter to September. Leaflets available.

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Wimpole Hall

Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire, SG8 0BW
T: 01223 206000| www.wimpole.org/hall_gardens.htm

The two acre walled garden with its glasshouses designed by Sir John Soane, has been fully restored. Produce now supplies the Old Rectory restaurant. Further restoration is planned for the potting shed, bothy, apple store, etc.

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