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Glendurgan Garden

John Lanyon

National Trust


ISBN: 9781843594727

Price: £4.99

Publication date: 5 January 2015

Category: Regional History

Glendurgan Garden, near Falmouth, Cornwall, England, was laid out by Alfred Fox in the 1820s and 1830s. It was intended as a garden that would feed the family as well as provide a space in which Alfred and Sarahs twelve children could grow and play. The gardens three valleys invite exploration and support a fabulous array of subtropical species. Glendurgan even has its own Jungle! If you dont lose yourself in there, the gardens famed Maze will keep you entertained a while, and when you want to take a break from all that exploring, you can even hit the beach! This guidebook shows you as many of Glendurgans highlights as can be crammed into 32 pages but, rest assured, theres much more. As well as detailed information about the plantings, you can read about the people who were inspired by this setting to create what you see today.