The Garden Landscape Guide

Wightwick Manor Garden

A Victorian house with an early example of an Arts and Crafts garden. The planting was designed (1887) by the artist, Alfred Parsons, who illustrated William Robinson's Wild Garden. The terrace was designed, at a later date, by T H Mawson, who wrote a book on The Art and Craft of Garden Making. At Wightwick Manor, the stone terrace has an oak balustrade. There are yew-hedged enclosures, herbaceous borders, ponds and a copy of the Mathematical Bridge from Cambridge. The house design was influenced by William Morris and has a collection of Pre-Raphaelite paintings.

Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England, WV6 8EE

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  • over 3 years by sally mcmanus 5 / 5

    Visited last year.. A wonderful house full of interest and surprises.. . The history is fascinating .I cant wait to return again this year, with another friend who I know will just love it.. Without a doubt its the best Nat House I have EVER visited , the staff were brilliant , and helped to make it a perfect day..Thank you so much....
  • almost 4 years by mrs tennant 4 / 5

    a wonderful property, very atmospheric. Super at Christmas and magnificent gardens. well worth a visit.

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