Whatton House Gardens

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Whatton House Gardens
« on: December 11, 2008, 12:47 »
http://www.whattongardens.co.uk/

Just down the road from us. It's one of those places that you live close to, but never get around to visiting.

Set in 15 acres of formal & informal garden & woodland, a nominal sum of £3 is charged for entry to the gardens. The house is not open to the public.

You leave your £3 in an honesty box by the gate and help yourself to a ticket!

These are a few of the piccies we took on a visit during the summer....

Outside the Walled Garden





The Ponds







The Beds







But oh dear

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The Veg Patch

Please bring your own spade!

Did it really tell you to do THAT on the packet?

Seeds are SOWN, planting's for plants (and bulbs & tubers)!

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Re: Whatton House Gardens
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2009, 21:09 »
It looks like the veg patch is not in use.Where I live the council are looking at opening a big walled garden as allotment.
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Re: Whatton House Gardens
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2009, 20:10 »
This is a private house & the entire grounds are looked after my one man and his family, but it is a crying shame to see the walled garden looking like that.

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Re: Whatton House Gardens
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2009, 16:47 »
Been for a re-visit today, not much has changed, but you can't walk through the walled garden anymore. Maybe they're thinking of doing something with it!

Anyway, 3.50 for 2 teas, 2 coffees served in china cups & a slice of cake for Mrs Digger - can't grumble!

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Re: Whatton House Gardens
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2009, 17:02 »
looks a lovely place and a lot of hard work for 1 man and his family to keep on top of.
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