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Delightful high Victorian garden - an extraordinary survival from the 19th century

This amazing Victorian garden was created by James Bateman for his collection of plants from around the world. A visit takes you on a global journey from Italy to the pyramids of Egypt, a Victorian vision of China and a re-creation of a Himalayan glen.

The garden features collections of rhododendrons, summer bedding displays, a stunning dahlia walk in late summer and the oldest surviving golden larch in Britain, brought from China in the 1850s.

The Geological Gallery shows how Bateman reconciled geology and theology.

 © Karen Ikin

Historic and Botanic Garden Trainee Programme

Biddulph Grange Garden is offering a fantastic opportunity to gain hands on horticultural experience and industry recognised qualifications as part of the Historic and Botanic Garden Trainee Programme.  The programme starts in September 2015 and is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and managed by English Heritage.