Garden

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Snowdrops

We've close to 20 varieties of snowdrops - how many can you spot?  Come and see them soon before they disappear...

 

Doubling the border

The north side of the border, soon to be mirrored

The north side of the border, soon to be mirrored

The Garden Team are currently in the middle of an exciting project to restore the 150m long herbaceous border, that will mirror the existing one on the other side of the path.  This is how it would have been in Mrs Greville's time, before the South side was dug for vegetables during the Second World War and subsequently grassed over to reduce maintenance.  In the 1970s, the famous garden designer, Graham Stewart-Thomas, redesigned the north side using more flamboyant colours but we are now bringing Edwardian pastels back into its colour scheme.

Visit us soon to see how we are getting on.
 

Visit the chickens

Come and see our chickens between the cutting garden and the orchard while you're here.  They're always happy to have visitors.

Garden app

Our iPhone app will tell you some of the interesting stories about Polesden Lacey as it takes you around the gardens. Download it through iTunes before you visit.

Garden tours

Discover hidden gems such as the rock and sunken gardens

We run free garden tours every day at 11.30am, 12.45pm, 2pm and 3.15pm.

Just ask about them at Visitor reception.

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