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Featured Gloucestershire Gardens

In the village of Barnsley, 4 miles north-east of Cirencester on B4425 Created by Rosemary Verey, a The mature 4.5 acre garden - something of interest whatever the season.
1.5 miles north-west of Moreton-in-Marsh covers 50 acres and has more than 1,500 trees., features collection of bronze statues and shrubs brought back from Japan and other exotic eastern locations by Lord Redesdale.
Bourton House Garden
2 miles west of Moreton-in-Marsh, on A44 3 acre garden around a 18th century manor house with views over the Cotswolds. Lawns, fountains and border, knot garden potager, a shade house and topiary.
Hidcote Manor Garden
At Hidcote Bartrim, 4 miles north-east of Chipping Campden Created in the 20th century by Major Lawrence Johnston. Hedges contain and connect the outdoor rooms into which the garden is divided, and although only 10 acres, the numerous compartments make it seem much larger. Formal walks, rare and unusual plants. National Trust.
2 miles South of Tetbury, off A433 The garden surrounds an unusual 14th century barn.Beautiful in the spring when the flowering shrubs provide a display of colour. Little woodland garden and a water garden.
Kiftsgate Court Gardens
4 miles north-east of Chipping Camden A magnificent location on the edge of the Cotswolds with views towards the Malvern Hills - a garden on three levels. Unusual shrubs and plants.
Misarden Park Gardens
6 miles north-west of Cirencester gardens around a 17th century house overlooking the 'Golden Valley'. The design was influenced by Lutyens. Terraces with wisteria, yew hedges and rose gardens. Topiary.
Painswick Rococo Garden
0.5 mile north-west of Painswick village A 18th century garden that was hidden - now restored by the Painswick Rococo Garden Trust, using a painting of the garden by Thomas Robins as a guide. The 18th century garden buildings have been refurbished. Winding woodland walks and formal vistas, water features.
Rodmarton Manor
At Rodmarton village, off A433 One of the last great country houses to be built -in a beautiful setting with garden surrounding the house designed by Ernest Barnsley. Series of 'outdoor rooms' , a rock garden, rare plants and summerhouse. Topiary and woodland garden.
Westbury Court Garden
Westbury-on-Severn, 9 miles south-west of Gloucester the water garden at Westbury Court was created between 1697 and 1705 - the layout is still as it was originally planned. By 1960 the gardens had fallen into decay but Gloucestershire County Council offered the garden to the National Trust. A programme of renovation has restored the garden.
3 miles south-west of Tetbury on A433 the famous Westonbirt Arboretum covers 600 acres - one of most comprehensive collection of trees and shrubs in Europe. 18,000 catalogued trees. Visitors' centre, nursery, cafe, shop.
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