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Waterperry Gardens

Waterperry
Oxfordshire
United Kingdom
OX33 1LA
Tel:  01844 339226
Fax:  01844 339883
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Price

Charge for entrance to the ornamental gardens.

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Additional Features

Art Gallery
Museum of Rural Life
Crafts
Painting
Gardens open to the public
Horticultural Courses
Guided walks
Light lunches/afternoon teas
Programme of annual events
Quality plant centre
Shopping
Teashop
Disabled Toilets
Ideal for walking

Special Offers

EVENTS

Snowdrop Weekends -Sat 17th Feb -Sun 18th & Sat 24th Feb - Sun 25th Feb from 10am to 5pm

Saxifrage Day Sat 24th March 10am - 5pm

Big Easter Bunny Hunt from Sat 24th March to Sun 15th April from 10am to 5pm

Please see website for further details.

Description

Waterperry Gardens are just 7 miles from Oxford and open 7 days a week except between Christmas & New Year's Day.

The eight acres of landscaped ornamental gardens at Waterperry have inspired and delighted countless gardeners for more than 75 years. Dating back to 1932 when Miss Beatrix Havergai opened up her School of Horticulture for Ladies, the gardens have evolved into an oasis of calm and beauty in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside.

The ornamental gardens themselves include a rose and formal knot garden, water-lily canal, riverside walk and one of the finest purely herbaceous borders in the country. Herbaceous nursery stock beds provide a living catalogue of plants, and there is also an alpine garden, and the National Collection of Porophyllum Saxifrages. The gardens are open twice a year in aid of the NGS.

A commercial plant centre, stocked with plants grown in on-site nurseries, occupies large areas of the beautiful walled garden and the site also boast five acres of commercial orchards, producing thousands of bottles of Waterperry apple juice each year. There is also a gallery, museum of rural life, Saxon church and teashop and Waterperry's educational links remain strong, with gardening courses held throughout the year.

There is a charge for entrance to the ornamental gardens. We also offer preferential rates for group/coach bookings of 20 or more. Please see our website for more details.
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