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Hestercombe 18th C Landscape Garden

Blog friends, have I taken you to Hestercombe before?

Hestercombe is a very special place in that there are three different gardens here : the 18th Century Landscape Garden with all the water dashing through it and small temples and follies, the Edwardian Garden designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll  and the Formal Victorian Terrace and Shrubberies. The Landscape Garden has been the subject of a major restoration project,  and was opened to the public for the first time in 125 years in 1997. Continue reading