Highgrove Gardens

“Royal gardens in the heart of the Cotswolds” - VisitEngland Assessor

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Tetbury, Gloucestershire

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Close to the market town of Tetbury, Highgrove Gardens is the private residence of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. From the elegant Sundial Garden to the unstructured beauty of the Wildflower Meadow, there is plenty to discover on a tour of these gardens created by His Royal Highness over four decades.

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Highgrove Gardens
Highgrove Estate,Doughton,TETBURY,Gloucestershire,GL8 8TN
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About the area

Discover Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire is home to a variety of landscapes. The Cotswolds, a region of gentle hills, valleys and gem-like villages, roll through the county. To their west is the Severn Plain, watered by Britain’s longest river, and characterised by orchards and farms marked out by hedgerows that blaze with mayflower in the spring, and beyond the Severn are the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley.

Throughout the county you are never far away from the past. Neolithic burial chambers are widespread, and so too are the remains of Roman villas, many of which retain the fine mosaic work produced by Cirencester workshops. There are several examples of Saxon building, while in the Stroud valleys abandoned mills and canals are the mark left by the Industrial Revolution. Gloucestershire has always been known for its abbeys, but most of them have disappeared or lie in ruins. However, few counties can equal the churches that remain here. These are many and diverse, from the ‘wool’ churches in Chipping Campden and Northleach, to the cathedral at Gloucester, the abbey church at Tewkesbury or remote St Mary’s, standing alone near Dymock.

 

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