Deer Rudding and Askham Hall

PGG visit to Deer Rudding and Askham Hall. Deer Rudding is a private 8 acre garden set in the lee of the Northern lake District fells, the garden surrounds a former Cumbrian farmhouse and outbuildings with an excellent selection of planting.The formal gardens surrounding Askham Hall are grade II listed and include terraces of herbaceous borders and yew topiary dating back to the 17th Century.

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Renishaw Hall and Cantley Hall

PGG visit to Renishaw Hall and Cantley Hall . Home to the Sitwell family for nearly 400 years, Renishaw Hall and Gardens is predominantly an Italianate garden set in a traditional English countryside. Cantley Hall is a mainly Georgian house with Victorian additions set in approximately one hundred acres of parkland containing many fine specimen trees.

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PGG AGM 2017 – Yorkshire

The 2017 AGM long weekend starts on Friday 22nd September with a visit to Yorkshire Arboretum at Castle Howard and then Rogers Nursery near Pickering. On Saturday morning we meet at Forest and Vale Hotel for the AGM followed by a trip to Helmsley Walled Garden in the afternoon. Back to
the Forest and Vale Hotel in the evening for our Gala Dinner. Sunday we meet at Sledmere for a tour in the morning before saying our final farewells.

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Trentham Gardens

Trentham Gardens are formal Italianate gardens set within a large area of woodland. Together these currently together cover some 300 acres. The gardens were designed as a serpentine park by Capability Brown from 1758 onwards, overlying an earlier formal design attributed to Charles Bridgeman.

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