Last updated on 31 December 08

Mapperton Gardens

  4.0/5 (1 ratings)
  • Fountain Court, Mapperton Garden Photograph © Mapperton/George Wright
  • Front Courtyard, Mapperton Garden Photograph © Mapperton

Gardenvisit Editorial

A Jacobean manor house (c1660) with an 'Italian' garden laid out in the 1920s. There are some interesting features: an orangery, a croquet lawn, topiary, fish ponds and a shrub garden. Pevsner wrote that 'there can hardly be anywhere a more enchanting manorial group than Mapperton. The garden was used for TV productions of Emma and Tom Jones.
Address - Mapperton Gardens, Mapperton, Beaminster, Dorset, England, DT8 3NR
Opening times - March to October. Daily except Saturdays. Open 11am to 5pm.
Admission - Adult £4.50
Website - Visit the Mapperton Gardens website

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  • over 5 years ago J.SINCLAIR said

    A magical compact 'secret' garden in a stunning peaceful location. Wonderful trees and thoughtful planting, with plenty of shady places to sit and contemplate.

    (4.0/5)

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