HOW MANY GARDEN FEATURES ARE THERE TO SEE?
|The back of the palace|
|Another view of the back of the palace|
|William and Mary's insignia over a doorway|
Great Vine - planted in 1768 by the celebrated gardener ‘Capability’ Brown, the magnificent Great Vine still produces a yearly crop of black, sweet grapes that are sold in the palace shops in early September
The Privy Garden - be inspired by the re-creation of William III’s Privy Garden, based on a design of 1702, the stunning symmetrical pattern incorporates the original varieties of plants and marble sculptures
Tiltyard walls - A wide range of wall shrubs grow upon the walls that surrounded a Tiltyard (a courtyard that was used for jousting tournaments). This is a Tiltyard where Henry VIII used to hold his jousting tournaments.
At the Tiltyard at Hampton, one of the towers, known as the Tiltyard Tower, was used for viewing the tournaments below
20th Century Garden - contemporary style planting with trees and shrubs in an informal setting that creates a place of peace and tranquillity away from the busier areas of the Hampton Court gardens
|We want one of these in our backyard|
Home Park - 700 acres of deer park with ponds and other waterways, attracting a wide range of birds and the long avenues give views across the park to and away from the palace
ANOTHER GREAT STATUE - We found another great statue in the garden that we'd like in our backyard. :)
AND there's more! The Rose Garden...
The Great Fountain Garden
The Lower Orangery Exotics Garden
The Pond Gardens
Hampton Court Palace gardens run down to the River Thames, featuring sparkling fountains, glorious displays of over 200,000 flowering bulbs and 750 acres of tranquil royal parkland.
- See more at: http://www.hrp.org.uk/HamptonCourtPalace/stories/hamptoncourtgardens#sthash.Y36NYT9N.dpuf
HERE'S A VIDEO TOUR OF ONE OF THE GARDENS:
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ver 60 acres of the beautiful Hampton Court Palace gardens that run down to the River Thames, featuring sparkling fountains, glorious displays of over 200,000 flowering bulbs and 750 acres of tranquil royal parkland. - See more at: http://www.hrp.org.uk/HamptonCourtPalace/stories/hamptoncourtgardens#sthash.Y36NYT9N.dpuf