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Chiswick House

March 9 : 10:00 am5:00 pm

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Left: Ionic Temple, centre: elegant Classic bridge, right: the Cascade, an entrancing waterfall

PGG visit to Chiswick House and Gardens, Chiswick, London

Explore classical landscapes, sweeping vistas, fragrant formal gardens and a woodland wilderness.The restoration of Chiswick House Gardens was one of the most ambitious garden regeneration projects ever undertaken in the UK.

Drawing on detailed research by English Heritage, the project restored the key focal points of the garden to their mid-18th century glory. Important buildings and views have been re-established, a new café and play area created, miles of paths renewed and over 1600 new trees planted.

Programme

10:00 – 10:30 Arrival
10:30 – 12:15 Tour of Historic Camellias housed in our Grade 1 listed Conservatory and tour of propagation in our restored Melon House
12:15 – 1:15. Lunch or picnic café will set aside a table for those who would like to dine. Roughly £15.00 per head.
1:15 – 2:00 Tour of Kitchen Garden
2:00 – 3:00 Tour of Estate and visit tree

Addresses/Postcodes for SatNav

Chiswick House and Gardens is on Burlington Lane, Chiswick, London W4 2RP. The public car park is situated just off the westbound A4 and clearly marked by a brown tourist board entrance sign.

Cost

The tour from the Gardening team will be a simple request for a donation to the Trust.
Lunch – approx £15.00 per head. Pay on the day.
Historic Camellias and other species available to purchase on day.

Booking

Email Steve Elstub for this event.

Details

Date:
March 9
Time:
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
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Organizer

Steve Elstub
Phone:
01223 333270
Email:
organiser-southern1@pgg.org.uk

Venue

Chiswick House
Burlington Lane
Chiswick, London W4 2RP United Kingdom
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Website:
http://chiswickhouseandgardens.org.uk

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