Walks through 'Capability' Brown landscapes

What better way to experience the true genius of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown than by exploring the landscapes he designed.

Celebrate 300 years of one of the world's greatest landscape gardeners with walks through picturesque parkland, alongside glinting serpentine lakes and past romantic follies.

'Capability' Brown's Golden Valley
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The Golden Valley at Ashridge, Hertfordshire 

Discover the Golden Valley, a hidden gem of the Ashridge Estate, on this 4.3 mile walk. Designed by the famous ‘Capability’ Brown this masterpiece ranks amongst his finest works.

Swans on the lake
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A walk down to the lake at Berrington Hall, Herefordshire 

Berrington is home to the final landscape that ‘Capability’ Brown developed before his death. This trail takes you through the parkland in front of the house and then down to the 14 acre lake that Brown designed as a recreational area. Today the lake is teeming with wildlife including swans, geese and ducks.

Sheep grazing in the fields with Park Seat in the distance
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Park seat walk at Croome, Worcestershire 

An easy tour of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown's first landscape garden, sticking close to the banks of the Croome River which Brown designed.

Fallow deer graze in the deer park as the sun shines through the overlooking trees
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A deer park walk at Dinefwr, Carmarthenshire 

Discover ancient trees and wildlife on this walk through the deer park designed by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown when he visited Dinefwr in 1775.

The Decoy Lake in spring, as the lilies start to develop
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Stroll around the lake at Hatfield Forest, Essex 

Explore the ‘pleasure ground’ within Hatfield Forest where 'Capability' Brown was employed to enhance the surroundings for the Houblon family. This walk will take you around the Decoy Lake which was remodeled by the great landscape architect.

Petworth House and Park deer
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Explore the parkland at Petworth, West Sussex 

Enjoy a three mile walk through the 700 acres of parkland sculpted by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, with views over the park towards the South Downs.

Wimpole's woodland
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Explore the woodland on the Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire 

This wildlife walk takes you through the medieval parkland at Wimpole which was heavily redesigned by Capability Brown. See the gothic ruined folly that Brown added as a focal point to the park and head through the woodland belt which Brown planted to frame the gardens. Keep your eyes peeled as you wander through the woodland, which is teeming with wildlife.