Colclough Walled Garden, a restored Victorian Geometric Gardenesque Wonder

COLCLOUGH WALLED GARDEN The Colclough estate of Tintern was occupied by the Colclough family from the 16th Centaury up to the 1960s, Lucy Marie Colclough being the last member to live there.   This Cistercian Abbey was founded in c1203 by William Marshal, the Earl of Pembroke as the result of a vow he [...]

By |2017-07-15T16:22:06+01:00April 10th, 2017|Activity, Gardens, Nature|0 Comments

HER BACK WAS ALMOST BROKEN AT 185 YEARS YOUNG

This c185 years old Winter Nelis pear tree, planted in this wonderful Georgian Walled Garden built by the Colclough family in the early 19th Century (1830), is slowly loosing its battle for survival, its weather beaten and broken trunk it now forma a creative natural sculpture and a focus of fascination and a tribute to nature today, still flowering and bearing fruit on its last surviving boughs.

By |2017-07-15T16:22:09+01:00May 21st, 2015|Gardens|0 Comments
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