Visit starts at 11am. Tickets £20.00
Caroline Montagu, Countess of Sandwich, has invited members of the Dorset Gardens Trust and their friends to be her guests at a special day at Mapperton House,
Mapperton, Nr Beaminster DT8 3NR
Mapperton is one of the most important and distinctive gardens in the country and winner of the 2020 Historic Houses Garden of the Year award.. Registered Grade II*, it is among a handful of the top gardens in the south west. Its gardens are famous for their romantic setting, their varied planting and their sense of tranquillity. Tucked into a steep north-south combe, the gardens descend from the very formal Italianate topiary gardens, pools, and Orangery to the north to an arboretum, beyond which the land unfolds in small, steep valleys and headlands down to the sea five miles away.
11am arrival and coffee
11.30am - 12.30pm guided walk around the gardens
12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch (sandwiches, quiches, etc)
1.45pm - 2.30pm Talk by Caroline Montagu followed by questions
2.45pm tea/coffee/cake and disperse,
You may look around the gardens further if you wish.
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