Westbury Court Garden, near Gloucester
This formal Dutch Westbury Court Water Garden was laid out between 1696 and 1705 and created by the owner of Westbury Court which is no longer standing.
Westbury Court Gardens near Gloucester - main features
- Historic Dutch Water Garden dating from 1700
- Dutch Pavillion with great views over garden
- Historic borders traditional planting scheme
- Magnificent canals - main canal 450 feet long
- Small Walled Garden
- Historical Aplle and Pear trees
- Dog friendly
- Summer House
- Ancient Holm Oak - 9 metres girth
The Westbury Court Water Gardens include a long canal of 137 metres. bordered by yew hedges.
An elegant Dutch style pavillion is at the head of one canal which you can enter giving great views over the garden.
Wander round the garden and take in the unique and unusual design.
There is a small secret walled garden and don't miss the evergreen holm oak with a girth of 9 metres and which could be the oldest in the country. There are Historical varieties of apple, pear and plum with many other plants introduced to England before 1700.
The Westbury Court Garden is set on low land on the banks of the River Severn and whilst the garden is not known well it is well worth visiting.
NT. Westbury Court Garden open 2018 - Open from 7 March. Information on website. Disabled Access.
- Street: Westbury Court Garden
- Postcode: GL14 1PD
- City: Gloucester
- County: Gloucestershire
- Country: United Kingdom
- Telephone: 01452 760461
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