Wayford Manor - Open Garden for NGS
The mainly Elizabethan manor (not open) mentioned in C17 for its 'fair and pleasant' garden was redesigned by Harold Peto in 1902. Formal terraces with yew hedges and topiary have fine views over W Dorset. Steps down between spring-fed ponds past mature and new plantings of magnolia, rhododendron, maples, cornus and, in season, spring bulbs, cyclamen and giant echium. Primula candelabra, arum lily and gunnera around lower ponds.
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Sun 14 May (2-5). Admission £6, Children £3. Home-made teas. Times:14:00 to 17:00.
Wayford Manor, Crewkerne, Somerset TA18 8QG
Sun 14 May