The Hurlingham Club Gardens, Ranelagh Gardens, London SW6, 21st May 2016
I must say it came as a bit of a surprise to learn that he had worked on a garden in what is now fairly central London. Hurlingham Gardens are open this coming Saturday as part of the National Gardens Scheme (NGS).
Brown is known to have worked there between 1774-1778 and Humphry Repton was later involved with the garden’s landscaping too. There is much to see in this delightful forty-two acre setting by the River Thames, including mature trees, a two acre lake complete with water fowl, as well as roses, bedding displays and shrubberies. A rare opportunity that should be seized with alacrity.
Opening for the NGS: Saturday 21st May (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Garden Tours begin at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. – ticketed event, tickets available at entrance.
Admission: £5.00, children free.
Refreshments: Light refreshments in the Napier Servery in the East Wing.