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Flete Walled Garden

Ermington, nr Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 9NX
T: 01752 830577

Private ownership, Two acre walled garden divided into four compartments, in the process of reconstruction, but worth visiting for the seven Foster & Pearson glasshouses, gradually being restored by the owner.  

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Folly Farm

Sulhamstead, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 4DF
T: 01635 44398

 Open only by appointment. Created early 20th c, by the Lutyens-Jekyll partnership, with organic vegetables and rainforest plants in the old glasshouse.

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Fulham Palace

Bishop’s Avenue, Fulham, Greater London, SW6 6EA
T: 020 7736 8140| www.fulhampalace.org

The gardens at Fulham Palace are of historical significance, since in the 17th century Bishop Compton was among the first to import rare species from Virginia. The walled garden dates from the 18th century, but has a Tudor ornamental doorway facing the house. It is currently being restored, planting has begun and an aluminium glasshouse has replaced the derelict vinery.

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Genfinart Walled Garden

Ardentinny, Dunoon, Argyll, PA23 8TR
| ardentinny.org/category/trust_walled_garden

Ardentinny Community Trust Ltd. bought the walled garden, which once belonged to Glenfinart House, from the Forestry Commission, and plan to establish a working garden producing affordable, organic fruit and vegetables alongside a more formal leisure garden, while creating opportunities for employment and training.

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Gibside (NT)

nr Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE16 6BG
T: 01207 541820| beta.nationaltrust.org.uk/home/item248903

Work began in 2002 to reclaim the walled garden from a car park, with the intention of creating a community run kitchen garden. With the help of volunteers and estate staff an avenue of heritage apple trees has already been planted, and beds created for growing vegetables.

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Gilmerton House

Athelstaneford,, North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 5LQ
T: 01620 880207

Gilmerton House operates as an exclusive venue for weddings and corporate events. The walled garden is set some distance from the house and is presently being established as a separate Community Interest Company. The garden will operate as a facility for work experience for those temporally unable to work due to mental ill health. In the process of work experience, volunteers will restore the garden and develop a range of kitchen produce to be used at Gilmerton House.

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