Houghton Lodge Gardens
Houghton, North Houghton, Stockbridge SO20 6LQ, UK
About Houghton Lodge Gardens
It is a family home that has been described by visitors as ‘a little piece of heaven’ with gardens that provide colour and delight throughout the seasons. The Grade II* listed formal and informal gardens surround the UK's best surviving example of an 18th Century Cottage Orné. It is idyllically set above the tranquil waters of the River Test.
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