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  174 Features found in the category Formal Gardens  
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Lowther Castle
In the late eighteenth century the gardens and setting of Lowther Castle in Cumbria were compared to the great Summer Palace in Beijing for their beauty.

The shell of Lowther Castle with parterre in front, view from wildflower meadow Parterre in front of castle, low blocks of Taxus - Yew framing herbaceous perennials including Hemerocallis 'Hyperion', Molinia 'Karl Foerster' and Lythrum salicaria 'Zigeunerblut' Parterre in front of the castle Parterre near castle with low blocks of Taxus - Yew - framing herbaceous perennials including Filipendula venusta 'Rubra', Salvia pratensis 'Indigo' and Veronicastrum virginicum 'Spring Dew' Parterre in front of castle with low blocks of Taxus - Yew - framing herbaceous perennials including Filipendula venusta 'Rubra' and Veronicastrum virginicum 'Spring Dew' Young trees in a patch of wild flower meadow with Parterre Garden behind at Lowther Castle Young trees in a patch of wild flower meadow with Parterre Garden behind at Lowther Castle View from wildflower meadow with young tree, to parterre with perennials Thalictrum 'Elin' and Molinia 'Karl Foerster', castle backdrop Parterre with low blocks of Taxus - Yew - framing herbaceous perennials including Filipendula venusta 'Rubra' and Veronicastrum virginicum 'Spring Dew', castle behind Parterre with Amsonia tabernaemontana var. salicifolia, Thalictrum 'Elin', Taxus baccata - Yew - and Salvia pratensis 'Indigo', castle behind Sunlight shafting down through the castle ruin to beds, plants include Kirengeshoma palmata, Hakonechloa macra and ferns Oak bench in front of castle ruin surrounded by Acanthus mollis Latifolius Group 'Rue Ledan', Alchemilla mollis, Jasminum officinale 'Devon Cream' and Cercis canadensis f. alba 'Royal White' Oak bench in front of castle ruin surrounded by Acanthus mollis Latifolius Group 'Rue Ledan', Alchemilla mollis, Erigeron karvinskianus, Jasminum officinale 'Devon Cream' and Cercis canadensis f. alba 'Royal White'.





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Norney Wood
Norney Wood is a new and unashamedly Arts and Crafts-influenced garden located deep in Gertrude Jekyll country within the beautiful Surrey Hills of southern England.

View along the Rose Walk towards the house. Jean and Richard Thompson in front of the Thunder House in their garden at Norney Wood, Surrey, UK. View of the house and Lawn Terrace from the Rose Walk. View of the house and Lawn Terrace from the Rose Walk. View of the House and Lawn Terrace from the end of the garden. Buxus hedging and newly planted lavender at the start of the Rose Walk. Buxus hedging and newly planted lavender at the start of the Rose Walk. View through the roses in the Jeykll border from the West Courtyard along the Rose Walk towards the Thunder House and Main Lawn. View of the Thunder House from the Rose Walk. The Rose Walk and Thunder House from the Main Lawn. View of the Tranquility Pond and Loggia through the arch of the Thunder House. View  from the Thunder House of the rill, Tranquility Pond and Loggia. The Tranquility Pond and Loggia.





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Norfolk Garden – Summer
This outstanding Norfolk garden is located just 500 yards from the beach and includes both enclosed formal gardens as well as huge natural areas.

Modern formal pool in country garden, summer Large perennial beds in a country garden, hedge and house beyond View along decked path next to large flowerbeds in modern formal country garden Modern formal pool between flower beds in a country garden Modern formal pond, between flower beds in a country garden Overview of modern formal country garden, flower beds in blocks surrounded by hedges with view of buildings beyond Overview of modern formal country garden, blocks of flower beds with paths and hedges, buildings beyond Overview of modern formal country garden, neat lawns, hedges and flower beds Overview of modern formal country garden with lawn, trees hedges and flower beds Modern formal country garden: lawn divided by rusted metal edging with topiary domes, deep flower beds, metal walls and trees Modern formal country garden: lawn divided with rusted metal edging, topiary domes and deep flower beds, metal walls, hedging and trees beyond Modern formal country garden, view along decked path next to lawn divided by rusted metal edging, topiary domes and flower beds with trees beyond Wide trough or rill of rusted metal, between hedge and flower bed, views of lawn, trees and flower beds beyond





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Mas Theo
In St Remy de Provence in France the secret and much loved garden of the well-known french businessman the late Pierre Bergè.

Reflections in the swimming pool with semi-circular covered seating area covered in climbers. View from the patio overlooking the swimming pool Reflections in the swimming pool with topiary emerging from an expanse of Ceratostigma. The garden focuses on perfumed evergreens - pitosfori, olive trees, oleanders and lonicera nitida. View from a seating area on the patio overlooking the swimming pool Swimming pool with topiary. The garden focuses on perfumed evergreens - pitosfori, olive trees, oleanders and lonicera nitida. Swimming pool with topiary. The garden focuses on perfumed evergreens - pitosfori, olive trees, oleanders and lonicera nitida. Mixed topiary on the terrace. The garden focuses on perfumed evergreens - pitosfori, olive trees, oleanders and lonicera nitida. Mixed topiary on the terrace, with formal sculpture. The garden focuses on perfumed evergreens - pitosfori, olive trees, oleanders and lonicera nitida. Mixed topiary on the terrace with figurative sculpture. The garden focuses on perfumed evergreens - pitosfori, olive trees, oleanders and lonicera nitida. Mixed topiary on the terrace with figurative sculpture.  The garden focuses on perfumed evergreens - pitosfori, olive trees, oleanders and lonicera nitida. Mixed topiary spheres.  The garden focuses on perfumed evergreens - pitosfori, olive trees, oleanders and lonicera nitida. Mixed topiary spheres beside the swimming pool. The garden focuses on perfumed evergreens Mixed topiary beside the swimming pool with figurative sculpture.  The garden focuses on perfumed evergreens





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Harmony Lives Here
'Giardino all'italiana'. A formal garden in harmony with the Umbrian landscape, monumental trees, potted lemons, cut flowers, scenic swimming pool and calm colours.

Overview of garden along terraces looking out on landscape, with swimming pool below and Cupressus sempervirens - Cypress - trees Woman standing by ornate metal gate A swimming pool set in a terrace, views of Cupressus sempervirens - Cypress - trees and wider landscape View up the path, formed by large stones, to a formal terrace wall with house beyond A path up a slope, formed by large stones, that goes up to a formal terrace and house View of wall with trellis panels Swimming pool set in terrace with wall with trellis panels and alcove statue, Cupressus sempervirens - Cypress - trees View over geometric grass beds around circular pond with rows of Citrus - Lemon - plants in pots View over parterres with geometric grass beds and rows of Citrus - Lemon - plants in pots View over terraces on sloping landscape, includes edge of a parterre and orchards with Cupressus sempervirens - Cypress - trees beyond View over the centre of a parterre with grass beds and row of Citrus - Lemon - trees in pots, beyond another formal garden and orchard Parterre with beds of grass around a central feature and a rows of Citrus - Lemon - tree in pots View through the gate leads to the main terrace, with low hedging and wall shrubs against house, views beyond





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Garden With a View
A garden with a view that surrounds a villa overlooking the sea that Senator Gianni Agnelli had built in the early 1900s.

Coastal view from Villa Agnelli Levanto, Italy. Coastal view from Villa Agnelli Levanto, Italy. Coastal view from Villa Agnelli Levanto, Italy. Coastal view from Villa Agnelli Levanto, Italy. Coastal view from Villa Agnelli Levanto, Italy. Staircase with typical 'risseau'. Villa Agnelli Levanto, Italy. Staircase with typical 'risseau'. Villa Agnelli Levanto, Italy. Staircase with typical 'risseau'. Villa Agnelli Levanto, Italy. Staircase with typical 'risseau'. Villa Agnelli Levanto, Italy. Staircase with typical 'risseau'. Villa Agnelli Levanto, Italy. Coastal view from Villa Agnelli Levanto, Italy.
Coastal view from Villa Agnelli Levanto, Italy.
Staircase with typical 'risseau'. Villa Agnelli Levanto, Italy.





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Borders as Far as the Eye Can See
The borders are one of the wonders of the Glyndebourne garden, five hectares of lawns, ponds, flowers and trees of all kinds and varieties.

View across lawn to terrace and house with lights on inside Gus Christie, director of opera Glyndebourne. Uk Mixed spring borders edging the lawn in front of Glyndebourne house Spring borders edging lawn in front of house Mixed spring borders edging lawn in front of house Spring border in front of house Spring borders in front of period house Spring borders in front of period house Spring border including Centranthus, erygeron karvinskianus, digitalis, eremurus robustus. Spring borders including Centranthus, erygeron karvinskianus, digitalis, eremurus robustus. Spring borders including Centranthus, erygeron karvinskianus, digitalis, eremurus robustus. Walled garden with steps leading to a wooden garden gate, surrounding borders include Allium, rose 'luoise order' , hydrangea petiolaris. Walled garden with steps leading to wooden gate with surrounding borders. Allium, rose 'luoise order' , hydrangea petiolaris.





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Rousham
The historic house and gardens - Rousham House originally developed by 18th Century landscaper William Kent integrating the gardens into the wider landscape.

Rousham House, July Gravel pathway to steps, also colourful shrub border and church beyond Stone arch in wall through to separate garden along a gravel path Gravel path between borders of Alchemilla and Potentilla View of double border in a large country garden with long gravel pathway between borders Clematis growing over pergola above gravel path Gravel path between borders of Phlox, Lysimachia, Alchemilla and Helianthus, arch in boundary wall with Vitis - Grape Vine - growing over Hosta in a border edged with Buxus - Box Low Buxus - Box - parterre in Rose Garden Parterre with Buxus - Box - and gravel paths Buxus - Box - parterre pattern View through blue ornate metal gates to cows in field beyond Gravel path through double border with view of cattle in adjoining field





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Scampston Hall Walled Garden
Scampston Walled Garden is one of the first gardens to be designed by Piet Oudolf in the UK, in 1999. It remains his largest private commission in the UK, and has received great international acclaim.

The Perennial Meadow and Victorian Conservatory at Scampston Hall Walled Garden, North Yorkshire, designed by Piet Oudolf. Planting includes Sesleria nitida, Allium cristophii and Phlomis russeliana. Geranium and Astrantia in the Katsura Grove at Scampston Hall Walled Garden, North Yorkshire, UK. Geranium and Astrantia in the Katsura Grove at Scampston Hall Walled Garden, North Yorkshire, UK.
The Katsura Grove with view towards the Perennial Meadow and the Victorian Conservatory at Scampston Hall Walled Garden, North Yorkshire, UK. Planting includes Cercidiphyllum japonicum and Geranium psilostemon A brick path and seating area with wooden seats in the The Perennial Meadow at Scampston Hall Walled Garden, North Yorkshire, UK. 
The Katsura Grove looking towards the Perennial Meadow and the Victorian conservatory. Scampston Hall Walled Garden, North Yorkshire, UK. Wooden seats in The Perennial Meadow, at Scampston Hall Walled Garden, North Yorkshire, UK. The Perennial Meadow and Victorian Conservatory at Scampston Hall Walled Garden, North Yorkshire, UK. The Perennial Meadow with fountain at Scampston Hall Walled Garden, North Yorkshire, UK. The Perennial Meadow with fountain at Scampston Hall Walled Garden, North Yorkshire, UK.
The Perennial Meadow at Scampston Hall Walled Garden, North Yorkshire, UK. Planting includes Phlomis russeliana, Knautia macedonica, Geranium 'Brookside'. The Perennial Meadow at Scampston Hall Walled Garden, North Yorkshire, UK.  Planting includes Salvia x sylvestris 'Amethyst', Geranium 'Brookside', and Thermopsis caroliniana. Salvia 'Amethyst' in The Perennial Meadow at Scampston Hall Walled Garden, North Yorkshire, UK.





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Kiftsgate Court Gardens
Kiftsgate Court Gardens has been developed since the 1920s by three generations of women gardeners, Anne Chambers is the current owner.

Formal garden next to house. Kiftsgate Court Gardens,  Gloucestershire, UK. Owners of Kiftsgate Court Gardens, Gloucestershire, UK. Shrub border in front of large country housewith Kolkwitzia amabilis 'Pink Cloud' in May. Shrub border in front of large country house with Kolkwitzia amabilis 'Pink Cloud'. Box edged borders of perennials and shrubs lining yorkstone path to house. Overview of country garden and stone house in spring sunshine. Kiftsgate Court Gardens, Gloucestershire, UK. Formal country garden next to house. Kiftsgate Court Gardens, Gloucestershire, UK. Ornamental sundial at intersection of paths between Buxus edged borders. Ornamental sundial at intersection of paths between Buxus edged borders. Overview of garden with rooms separated by yew hedges. Paving slab path between borders of shrubs and seating area beside water feature fountain. Overview of garden with rooms separated by yew hedges. Paving slab path between borders of shrubs and seating area beside water feature fountain.
Shrub and perennial border in front of Taxus hedge Overview of garden with rooms separated by yew hedges. Paving slab path between borders of shrubs and seating area beside water feature fountain.





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