Llanover House, Nr Abergavenny

When: 16 September 2018: 11.00 am - 4.00pm

 

Well-controlled dogs on short leads are allowed in the Gardens and Fair

A 15-acre listed garden and arboretum with lakes, streams and cascades, created by the Rhyd y Meirch stream as it flows through the garden. Unusual trees including several national champions, shrubs and flowers have been planted since 1790. It is likely that the landscaping trends of Capability Brown influenced the owners in the late 18th Century, as seen by plantings of stately London plane trees and beech which to this day, cast their shadows on the lawns and parkland.

The deep herbaceous borders in the unusual circular walled garden, with a dovecote topped by a Pike, have been designed to complement the autumnal hues of gold, red and orange enhancing the berries, barks and falling leaves.

Articles

Autumn Glory at Llanover, by Noel Kingsbury; first published in The Garden, magazine of the Royal Horticultural Society, November 2017. www.rhs.org.uk

Take me to the River by Helena Atlee; first published in Country Life, October 2015. www.countrylife.co.uk

A Family Affair: Lady Llanover’s Legacy in South Wales by Michelle Slattala, from Gardenista.com, includes some superb photos of the woodland areas in autumn

Time to be Inspired for 2016, by Llanover House owner Elizabeth Murray

Admission

£5.00 per adult, includes the Fair and Garden.

Children under 16 Free.

CASH OR CHEQUE ONLY.

Parking

Ample parking available near garden entrance.

Blue badge parking in the front row of the parking area.

One-way system in operation to avoid congestion on the drive. Please follow 'Exit' signs when leaving.

Accessibility

The garden is long and narrow with paths on either side of streams and ponds, which can be crossed by flagstone bridges.

The paths are mostly grass or gravel. The main drive is smooth tarmac.

The garden has some slight inclines and many grass or gravel paths which unfortunately can make pushing manual wheelchairs hard work in some places.

Accessible toilets available.

Refreshments

Homemade Refreshments Available in aid of St Bartholomew’s Church, Llanover. 

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Address
Llanover House
Llanover
Nr Abergavenny
NP7 9EF
Telephone
0845 468 1368
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