“Morning and evening, maids heard the goblins cry: ‘Come buy our orchard fruits, come buy:” C. Rossetti.
There’s more than just a small sprinkling of magic and enchantment about Alnwick Gardens in Northumberland, England. In what is one of the world’s most remarkable, contemporary gardens, prepare your senses for a profusion of radiant roses, delightful delphiniums and the spine tingling: poisonous plant garden. The Duchess of Northumberland’s quest, to transform a forgotten plot into a magnificent 21st century experience, oozes with unique vision, incredible beauty, and a playful sense of adventure. Designed by Belgian landscape creators, Jacques and Peter Wirtz, The Garden is an incredible assortment of spaces, concepts, eccentricity and lighthearted themes, from the peaceful and abundant Cherry Orchard, the captivating Grand Cascade, to the macabre, mind-bending Poison Garden. With a collection of over 4,000 plant varieties, and thousands of seasonal blooms, you're guaranteed a day full of fabulous fragrant flowers, and fascinating features.
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Alnwick, Northumberland , NE66 1HB
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