Miserden, Near Stroud, GL6 7JA | (01285) 821303
The Garden at Miserden is set on an 850-acre estate overlooking the Golden Valley, nestled in the picturesque Stroud countryside and offering views across the rolling Cotswold hills.
The garden, which was designed in the 17th century, features extensive yew hedges, an impressive topiary walk designed by Edwin Lutyens, and an ancient mulberry tree that’s believed to have been planted in 1620.
Visitors to the hidden Cotswold gem can also expect to soak up the magnificent mixed borders, which are home to roses, shrubs, clematis, and herbaceous plants that add colour to the garden from spring to autumn.
Offering a sense of tranquillity and peace, the garden also features an octagonal summerhouse, built in 1999 to mark the millennium, which sits in front of an ornate fountain and colourful fuchsias.
Those wanting to learn more about the history of Miserden can download a garden guide ahead of their visit, while large coach parties can arrange a tour around the attraction.
The on-site café is the perfect spot for refuelling with hot and cold drinks as well as snacks, while the adjoining nursery is ideal for green-fingered enthusiasts who want to pick up some bedding plants, shrubs, and hardy perennial plants during their visit.
An unspoilt gem in the heart of the Cotswolds, The Garden at Miserden offers a timeless treat and tranquil escape for visitors.
Boasting stunning views across the Cotswolds, The Garden at Miserden is a beautiful hidden gem which has been hailed by Gardens Illustrated as ‘one of the top 10 most romantic gardens in the world’.
With blankets of floral colour from spring to autumn, an impressive topiary yew walk, an ancient mulberry tree and a water feature just some of the highlights, there’s plenty to discover at the gorgeous garden.
For more information, call (01285) 821303 or visit miserden.org directly.
Wednesday 07 June 2017
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