Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
Batsford, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 9AT, UK
About Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
The 56-acre arboretum at Batsford is situated just a mile west of the historic market town of Moreton in Marsh in the heart of the Cotswolds. It is home to a huge range of ornamental and fruit trees, conifers, acres, roses, shrubs, herbaceous, and bedding plants. It is owned and run by the Batsford Foundation, a registered charity, and is open to the public daily throughout most of the year.
Attractions near Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre
The Cotswold Falconry Centre is home to around 150 Birds of Prey – many of which can be seen in free-flying demonstrations each day. The Falconry Centre is open from mid-February to mid-November. The center provides bird lovers with a rare insight into the secret world of a number of species, many of which fly freely inside this protected habitat.
An eighteenth-century Costwold house with a fine garden. The garden's structure is like that of a renaissance garden but the planting design is Arts and Crafts. It has lawns, fountains, a topiary, sculptures, an orchard, a knot garden, a kitchen garden, a raised walk and herbaceous borders. The garden has been open to the public since 1987.
Sezincote is unique. At the heart of a traditional, family-run estate covering 3,500 acres of rolling Cotswold countryside stands a 200-year-old Mogul Indian palace, set in a romantic landscape of temples, grottoes, waterfalls and canals reminiscent of the Taj Mahal.
St Edward's Church is a medieval-built Church of England parish church, serving Stow-on-the-Wold ('Stow'), Gloucestershire. it is among 98 Grade I listed buildings in Cotswold (district), a mainly rural district having about one-third of the total of Grade I listed buildings in Gloucestershire.
Dovers Hill is a popular hill on the edge of the Cotswolds. It has been used as the national hill climb championship on six occasions. On the top of the hill is a trig point, and also a toposcope illustrating many of the landmarks that are visible from it. These include the Black Mountains in South Wales and the Long Mynd in Shropshire.
Chastleton House is a Jacobean country house at Chastleton, Oxfordshire, England, close to Moreton-in-Marsh. It has been owned by the National Trust since 1991 and is a Grade I listed building. One of England’s finest and most complete Jacobean houses, filled with a mixture of rare and everyday objects collected since 1612. The gardens have a typical Elizabethan and Jacobean layout with a ring of fascinating topiary at their heart. One of the filming locations for Wolf Hall.
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