Westbury Court Garden

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United Kingdom - Gloucestershire - Westbury-on-severn

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Westbury Court Garden

A walled Dutch-style water garden originally laid out by local gentleman, Maynard Colchester, and his nephew between 1696 and 1714. Restored from dereliction by the Trust from 1967, using detailed accounts and contemporary bird's-eye view by Johannes Kip. The majority of plants now grown were available to the original owner. Good collection of espaliered apples and pears with 17th-century species chosen such as 'Catshead' and 'Bellisime d'Hiver'. Four-hundred-year-old Holm oak and reputedly the tallest Tulip tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) in Britain. Formal parterre with topiary and historical planting gives good displays in summer. Walled flower garden provides colour all summer long. Picnic area planted with daffodils, snowdrops and wild flowers, providing a haven for wildlife.

Main Address:
Westbury Court Garden
Gloucestershire GL14 1PD United Kingdom

Telephone: 07786661602
URL: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/westbury-court-garden/
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Mike Calnan
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Alison Crook - Plant Collections Curator

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Other
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 51.82281491
    Longitude: -2.410050631
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

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Plant Collections

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