stately homes gardens etc in Nottinghamshire
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Stately Homes & Gardens in Nottinghamshire

Heritage sites also including country houses in Nottinghamshire...





Nottinghamshire Stately Homes, Country Houses & Gardens

 
blank tabJAPANESE GARDEN & MEDITATION CENTREStately Homes & Gardens
North Clifton, nr Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG23 7AT
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Award winning meditation centre and Japanese garden. Regarded as one of the best Japanese gardens and featured in "Inspirational Garden of the World" by the AA and the "Best of British Garden" by ITV. This enchanting garden reflects the natural landscapes of Japan with hills, waterfalls, ponds, and bridges, stepping stones, oriental plants and shrubs. Pagoda and tea ceremony house. People often state... "The most beautiful thing ever seen". Numerous awards include a horticultural award, and lifetime achievement award. Voted "The most amazing garden to visit" by Readers Digest, and situated halfway between Newark and Gainsborough off the A1133. Certificate of excellence for most inspirational man of the year. WORLD FIRST Crystal Garden made with crystals. Garden open: The last weekend in March until the last weekend in October. Meditation Centre opens all year round. Natures Heart Concert in the last Sunday in July at 3pm.
Tel: 01777 228567See our website

blank tabCLUMBER PARKStately Homes & Gardens
The Estate Office, Clumber Park, Worksop, S80 3AZ
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Vast area of parkland and woods.

The park comprises over 1500ha (3800 acres), including peaceful woods, open heath and rolling farmland, with a superb serpentine lake at its heart and the longest avenue of lime trees in Europe.

Part of Nottinghamshire's famed 'Dukeries', Clumber was formerly home to the Dukes of Newcastle.

The house was demolished in 1938, but many fascinating features of the estate remain, including an outstanding Gothic Revival Chapel and walled kitchen garden with spectacular glass houses, growing old varieties of vegetables.

Clumber Park Nottinghamshire - Photo: Paul Allison CCL.
Tel: 01909 476592
E-mail: clumberpark@nationaltrust.org.uk
Discount National Trust Membership

Newstead Abbey - Ancestral Home of the Byron's

Newstead Abbey Photo ©  Ken Crosby
Newstead Abbey -
Photo: Ken Crosby CCL

 

Set back at the end of a sweeping mile-long drive that opens out into 320 acres of parkland, the exterior of Newstead Abbey doesn't look particularly inviting.


But inside one can glimpse a fascinating insight into the life of George Gordon Byron, the sixth Lord -- better known as Byron the romantic poet, described by his mistress Lady Caroline Lamb as "mad, bad and dangerous to know". More...


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