Saturday, 21 August 2010

Savill Garden

Yesterday we went to Savill Garden which is near Windsor in Berkshire. It is in Windsor Great Park and is one part of a group of three gardens which make up what is known as The Royal Landscape. The other two parts are The Valley Gardens and Virginia Water. Savill Garden is the smallest of the three.
It is very well kept, these steps lead down into the garden.

It's a bit late in the year for lots of things in the garden but the summer borders were still looking beautiful.


The large greenhouse in the picture is the temperate house it has lots of tender plants in it. It also has this water feature.

It was quite hypnotic watching it.
There are well laid paths leading all round the garden although you can wander wherever you like, no Keep of the Grass signs anywhere. We came across this walking through some trees

it is a wisteria, we couldn't see the top of it as the tree it was climbing was so tall. We sat for a while in the Jubilee Garden

this is just one of the borders. It was very peaceful sitting there and as it is sheltered we were out of the wind.
It is a lovely garden to visit, the restaurant is very good and the shop had some interesting things in it. We will certainly be visiting again.

Enjoy the rest of the weekend,

Sue x

18 comments:

  1. Gorgeous gardens! Are you going ahead with the 'pay it forward'? If not, perhaps we could od a little swap!

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  2. What a beautiful place - I could sit and stare at that water feature for days :0)

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  3. Garden, restaurant, shop - just my idea of a grand day out!

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  4. I'm going to have to put that on my list of 'Days Out'! Glad you had a lovely day.

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  5. I was brought up just up the road from here and it hard to believe that one is so near to Heathrow Airport. Virginia Water was where my sisters and I used to go walking and have never failed to be delighted by the site of the giant totem pole in the middle. Thank you for reminding me of these happy times.

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  6. I love places like this ! Sadly my family do not share my enthusiasm !

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  7. Beautiful planting. Can't help admiring the neat edges. No chance in my garden. The water feature does look fascinating. I could definitely live with that in my garden.

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  8. Thank you for visiting me! What beautiful gardens, I love walking around and seeing all the different plants and colours! Susie xxx

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  9. Yes, I like the water feature as well, and the neat steps!

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  10. I've got to go visit there, especially as it's not too far away from us. I wish I could get my borders to look like those - aren't they fabulous!

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  11. Thanks for commenting on my blog. You're right! Churston Deckle envelopes were lined with tissue paper. SueXXX

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  12. Hello Sue, thank you for your lovely comment on my blog and for choosing to follow Mimi and Tilly. It's lovely to meet you! I've enjoyed reading your posts, your daughter looked beautiful in her 1940's outfit. I love her red nails. Congratulations too on your recent anniversary. Sending smiles, Em x

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  14. Hi Sue,

    These gardens look beautiful and I love that water feature, it looks like a whirlpool. Thanks for sharing your day.

    Anne

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