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Trevarno – Country Estate Garden

Crowntown, Nr Helston, Cornwall, TR13 0RU
T: 01326 574274| www.trevarno.co.uk

The walled garden was built around 1838 and has been partly restored, with the top walled garden in cultivation. Victorian glasshouses with unique back-wall ventilation system, ‘Gothic’ potting shed. Trevarno is also home to the National Museum of Gardening which has the most comprehensive collection of garden tools and memorabilia in the country and is worth visiting for that alone.

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Wallington (NT)

Cambo, Northumberland, NE61 4AR
T: 01670773967 (infoline) 01670 773600 | www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-wallington

18th century walled garden, remodelled in the 20th century as a destination for garden visitors with increasing emphasis on landscaping and planting from the 1930’s onwards and under NT management from the mid 1950’s with the guidance of Graham Stuart Thomas. Formal terrace with borders. Show conservatory. Planting for year round interest. Composting demonstration area adjacent

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Walton Lea Walled Garden

off Chester Rd, Higher Walton, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 6TB
T: 01925 860143| www.waltonlea.org.uk

 The Walton Lea Project provides education and supported work experience for people with learning disabilities. Restored garden includes a fives court and auricular theatre dating from 1864. Heritage fruit and vegetables sold in the shop. Open Monday – Friday, 9.30am-3.30pm, no charge.

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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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Wordsworth House

Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria
T: 01900 824805

Acquired by National Trust in 1939. 2004 opened in its present form as working family Georgian house and garden. Walled kitchen garden. Planted with produce to supply the working Georgian kitchen. As far as is practicable most plants are pre 1770 and therefore historically accurate for a late Georgian garden. Managed organically, medicinal herbs are grown in the physic beds under the apple trees, the east and west walls are used to grow local varieties of espalier apples and pears.

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