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Laskett Gardens

Much Birch, HR2 8HZ, England
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A love story

A very personal garden full a love between Sir Roy and his wife Julia. Some lovely rooms and lots... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
TourismProfessional
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Worcester, UK
Amazing

This amazing garden was made all the more so by the fact we could have a discription commentary as... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
snoopy172018
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York, United Kingdom
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Much Birch, HR2 8HZ, England
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

A very personal garden full a love between Sir Roy and his wife Julia. Some lovely rooms and lots of very personal touches everywhere you look, for example their initials intertwined. Gorgeous roses. Takes about 1.5 hours to go around and listen to the podcast...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

This amazing garden was made all the more so by the fact we could have a discription commentary as we went around by personal ear piece done by the owner Sir Roy Strong..who with his Late wife designer Julia Trevelyn Oman...every corner and pathway led...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We visited today when the garden was open to raise funds for the local hospice. Whilst we enjoyed our visit, the garden is an incredibly personal space and a lot of the stories behind the various garden rooms and the statuary were lost on us....More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

We visited the Laskett Gradens last tuesday and greeted at the entrance by Philip who was mine host for the visit along with head gardener Shaun who were both extremely helpful and knew a lot about the plants and history of the gardens.My wife and...More

1  Thank Simondunn2017
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

My family (only sibling ) and his garden/plant enthusiastic wife were with us for 3 days down from Aberdenshire.So glad we were able to visit this garden as it was very interesting with a very strong design.Very personal to Sir Roy Strong which made it...More

2  Thank MrsPumps
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

Interesting garden with a lot of structural features and planting in rooms. Just taken over by Perrenial I am sure it will develop in to a visiting garden rather than a private garden. The reason I say this is that there is a lot of...More

3  Thank Tricia R
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

We visited the garden on 8th May 2016, the NGS open day. The field to park the cars was at least 6ins high with grass, and as it was raining was very wet. The gardens are certainly very different. I had expected a much neater...More

1  Thank Beris H
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

Visted with a group from our local Gardening Club. Happily it was a nice day and the Gardens were lovely. Some aspects lean heavily towards the theatrical side of the late Lady Strong - painted stoneware which I would have preferred to be plain stone...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2015

This unique 4 acre garden, developed since 1974 by Sir Roy Strong and his late wife, is a patchwork of different gardens, linked by steps and winding paths, with views of objects at the ends of paths or walks and intimate garden rooms, monuments, statues,...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2014

This is well worth a visit, particularly if Sir Roy carries out his threat to destroy it soon. A private garden that is also a personal memory bank, but nevertheless full of ideas. Do go, and tell him not to do it.

Thank Cwyfan
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