Last updated on 03 March 10
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Kelmscott Manor Garden

  3.0/5 (2 ratings)

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A sixteenth century house with an Arts and Crafts garden. It was used as a country house by William Morris from 1871-1896 and has a simple well-made 'Old English' garden, as befits the opponent of Victorian eclecticism. The planting at Kelmscott Manor has been restored, with well-chosen plants.
Address - Kelmscott, nr Lechlade, Gloucestershire, England, GL7 3HJ
Opening times - April to September. Wednesdays and 1st and 3rd Saturdays. Open 11am to 5pm.
Admission - Adult Manor & Garden £8.50, Garden only £2.00
Website - Visit the Kelmscott Manor Garden website

Designers and Influences

This garden has been designed and influenced by William Morris

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  • about 4 years ago Anonymous said

    Not the most stunning garden ever , simply planted ;however the whole experience of visiting Kelmscott is simply magical , a wonderful house in the most beautiful setting.The pleasant walk through the quiet village is a great introduction to this unchanged hidden gem ! Not to be missed , only wish it had longer opening times !

  • about 6 years ago Adam Hodge said

    The house is the real big deal but the gardens are pleasantly neat with some cottage garden plantings. Take a stroll down to the river as well, its all so quintessentially English!


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