The Hospital of St Cross, Winchester; tranquility in troubled times - Virtual Open Garden - NGS
The Medieval Hospital of St Cross nestles in water meadows beside the River Itchen and is one of England’s oldest almshouses. The tranquil, walled Master’s Garden, created in the late 17th century by Bishop Compton, now contains colourful herbaceous borders, old fashioned roses, interesting trees and a large fish pond while the Compton Garden has unusual plants of the type he imported when Bishop of London. Enjoy this calming visit to a very special space;
The National Garden Scheme gives visitors unique access to over 3,500 exceptional private gardens in England and Wales, and raises impressive amounts of money for nursing and health charities through admissions, teas and cake.
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Video Garden Tour
Sat 30 Jan 2021 to Tue 30 Mar 2021