Explore the Beautiful Gardens of Wiltshire

Explore the Beautiful Gardens of Wiltshire – big and small – famous and relatively undiscovered

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Whatever your taste Wiltshire has plenty of Beautiful Gardens on offer.

The gardens at Bowood House winner of the 2014 Garden of the Year Award. The prize is sponsored by the Historic Houses Association and Christie’s and in it’s 30th year. It asks visitors to vote for their favourite garden and recognises the combination of horticultural brilliance with broad appeal. Open from 1st April until 2nd November  http://www.bowood.org/bowood-gardens/ Don’t forget the house is open too.

Explore the Beautiful Gardens of Wiltshire

Explore the Beautiful Gardens of Wiltshire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stourhead Gardens, created by Henry Hoare 11 during the mid 1700’s, are simply breathtaking. Approx a 2 mile level walk around the landscaped lake, take in the Temple of Apollo, grottos and the Palladian Bridge en-route. Opening times, prices etc.  http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stourhead/visitor-information/   Don’t forget to visit the house too.

Explore the Beautiful Gardens of Wiltshire

Abbey House has a 5 acre garden in the centre of the historic town of Malmesbury. http://www.abbeyhousegardens.co.uk/  Abbey House is not open to the public.

The Peto Garden at Iford Manor. In 1899, Harold Peto discovered Iford and the 2.5 acre garden owes everything to his inspiration. Built on a steep hillside it is terraced and Italian in style. The Peto Garden won the Historic Houses Association/Christie’s 1998 Garden of the Year Award. Opening times are limited so please refer to their website  http://www.ifordmanor.co.uk/garden.html   The house is not open to the public.

Explore the Beautiful Gardens of Wiltshire

 

 

 

Explore the Beautiful Gardens of Wiltshire

 

 

 

 

 

The Courts at Holt. This charming garden shows the English country style at its best. Water gardens and herbaceous borders, topiary, imaginative use of colour and planting and an arboretum with wonderful species of trees and spring bulbs. http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/courts-garden/

If you are looking for a luxury self catering holiday base to explore the Beautiful Gardens of Wiltshire then Coachmans Cottage will not disappoint.

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Search film locations Wiltshire has plenty to offer

Search film locations Wiltshire has plenty to offer

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Fans of Pride and Prejudice, starring Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen, will recognise Wilton House  as Pemberley and the magnificent gardens at Stourhead, where Elizabeth rejects Darcy’s first proposal of marriage.

Search film locations Wiltshire has plenty to offer

The Young Victoria, features Wilton House. Wilton doubled for Rosenau Castle, Prince Albert’s Coburg and Buckingham Palace.

Mompesson House in Salisbury was the London home of Mrs Jennings in the 1995 version of Sense and Sensibility, with Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet and Alan Rickman. Wilton House’s Double Cube room was used as the ballroom.

Salisbury Cathedral staged Mr Harvey Lights a Candle. Old Wardour Castle  Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves. Breamore House and Church (Thomas Hardy’s The Woodlanders); Heale House (The Portrait of a Lady) and Houghton Lodge (The Buccaneers and Murder at the Vicarage).

Stonehenge was used in Tess of the D’Urbervilles, Doctor Who and Thor. The lake at Fonthill Bishop was used in Chocolat, and Trafalgar House nr Salisbury was used for Amazing Grace.

Search film locations Wiltshire has plenty to offer

Lacock, dating back to the 15th century was home to Cranford and has hosted films and costume dramas including Pride and PrejudiceHarry Potter and The Other Boleyn Girl.

Castle Combe, a stunning village, located at the southern tip of the Cotswolds, has hosted Doctor Doolittle filmed in 1966, and StardustThe Wolf Man and War Horse.

Pride and Prejudice was also filmed at Luckington Court Chippenham, Tess of the D’Urbervilles in Corsham. Walk Away and I Stumble in Calne and Chippenham. NorthWiltshire is the location for Lark Rise to Candleford. Bradford on Avon perfect for scenes from the Darwin biopic Creation.

Search film locations Wiltshire has plenty to offer

Search film locations…Wiltshire has plenty to offer!

Coachmans Cottage in Steeple Ashton is the perfect luxury self catering holiday cottage. Guests can spend a whole week tracking down the above locations and many more not listed.

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