For Gardeners

Here are just a selection of local gardens open to the public

Cranborne Manor
Beautiful topiary, formal and informal gardens, orchards, kitchen garden

Stourhead
Spectacular formal landscaping and famous autumn colour

Heale Gardens
Delightful formal gardens with a beautiful Japanese tea house set in a wonderful landscape

beside a trout stream

Abbotsbury
Tropical gardens near the World Heritage site of Chesil beach

Kingston Lacey
A mile long avenue of beech trees lead to the National Trust house and gardens.

Dog walking allowed throughout the grounds.

The Newt in Somerset
A newly planted homage to the apple set in spectacular grounds

Hauser and Wirth
A Piet Oudolf designed garden with a large perennial meadow.

Many beautiful private gardens open under the National Gardens Scheme.

Information on gardens open during your stay on request.

For garden shoppers, the wonderful hand made Japanese tool company, Niwaki, has its UK headquarters and a shop nearby.

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