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London Parks and Gardens Study Day – Nature’s Wonders at Fulham Palace

The day offers a chance to learn about the intense interest in botany and plant collecting in London in the late 17th and early 18th centuries, including the pre-eminent collections of the Duchess of Beaufort at Beaufort House, Queen Mary at Hampton Court, and Bishop Henry Compton at Fulham Palace, where the event is hosted. […]


The Pulhams in Hertfordshire – Kate Bannister and Tina Rowland

High Leigh Conference Centre Lord Street, Hoddesden

Kate Banister and Tina Rowland are members of the HGT Research Group. Tina Rowland has recently researched the gardens and grounds at Presdales, Ware and High Leigh, Hoddesdon James Pulham and Son of Broxbourne in Hertfordshire were one of the most important firms of landscape designers in the 19th and early 20th centuries. They were […]


The History of the Garden and Grounds at Wimpole Hall – Alison Moller

The Village Hall, Woolmer Green The Village Hall, Hall Lane, Woolmer Green

Alison Moller is a member of the HGT Research Group and recently completed an MA in Garden and Landscape History Situated near Royston in Cambridgeshire, the landscape and setting of Wimpole Hall are a fine example of how the evolution of the garden over many centuries can be traced on the ground in conjunction with […]


HGT Bridge Day

The Village Hall, Woolmer Green The Village Hall, Hall Lane, Woolmer Green

A Bridge Day for members of the Hertfordshire Gardens Trust and their friends will be held at Woolmer Green Village Hall, near Knebworth, on Wednesday, 13th February, 2019. 10.45am for an 11.00am start A two course lunch with wine will be included and the cost of the day will be £90 for a table of […]


The Recreation of the Golden Age: Arts & Crafts Gardens

The Village Hall, Woolmer Green The Village Hall, Hall Lane, Woolmer Green

This will be 6 sessions: 3 lectures at Woolmer Green Village Hall and 3 visits. The first visit will be to Easton Lodge on Wednesday May 1st using own transport. Friends are welcome to join in for this visit at £6.50 per head which includes the guided tour and coffee and home-made cake. Entry for […]


Garden Visit to Essex and Suffolk

Departure from Stanborough Green, Welwyn Garden City at 9.00am Coffee and cake will be served on arrival at Green Island Gardens, Ardleigh. Set in 20 acres of mature woodland, this magnificent garden is a plantsman’s paradise. Professionally designed by its owner, Fiona Edmund, the land is laid out as a series of structured gardens displaying […]


A Guided Walk through the former High Leigh Estate, including Barclay Park

Walk to be led by Tina Rowland - Meet at High Leigh Conference Centre, Hoddesden This walk will explore the former High Leigh Estate and Barclay Park in Hoddesdon to see evidence of the work done by the firm of James Pulham and Son of Broxbourne. Tina Rowland has recently researched this site and she […]


The Historic Landscape of Panshanger Park Talk and Walk with Kate Harwood and Anne Rowe

Panshanger Park Hertford

Morning talk and walk at 10.00am Afternoon talk and walk 2.00pm The landscape of Panshanger has been shaped by man over hundreds of years.  The illustrated talks will both cover its history and the people who shaped it, including owners like the Earls Cowper and the Desboroughs, and famous designers like Capability Brown and Humphry […]


Garden Visit to Pashley Manor, Ticehurst, East Sussex

Departure from Stanborough Green,Welwyn Garden City 9.00am Sonja Fillingham writes: I am taking a gamble this year that the M25 will run smoothly, as we are visiting Pashley Manor near Ticeburst. I think Pashley Manor is one of the most beautiful gardens in England. We will leave Stanborough Green at 9.00am and hope to arrive […]


A Guided Walk along the City High Walk

Walk to be led by Kate Harwood - Meet at 11.0am at Moorgate Tube Station, London The original Barbican development included provision for a high walk but only part of this was built at the time. This has now been completed. We will first visit Salters Hall garden, originally laid out by David Hicks, and […]