Subtitle A Private Tour

Barbara Segall
Price $37.00 / £22.00
Description Description A tour of some of the UK’s most beguiling gardens in the counties of Kent, Sussex and Surrey, the counties that exemplify ‘the garden of England’.

In these three counties a wealth of history and horticulture has combined with geography in the shape of rolling landscapes, wooded valleys and meandering waterways, to provide an attractive and fascinating collection.

They are in villages and towns, as well as in deep countryside, and all are privately owned. Some have been in the possession of the same family for many generations, while others have recently been transformed by new owners. Some open for the National Garden Scheme, while others are open privately and in some cases for just the occasional day for charity.

The stunning gardens explored in this visually rich guide include: Arundel Castle, Denmans, Gravetye Manor, Munstead Wood and Sussex Prairie Garden. The book also includes a gazetteer of other important gardens in the area with location advice, to enable readers to plan a more elaborate tour of this fertile garden area.

Filled with stunning, specially commissioned photographs by Clive Boursnell, Secret Gardens of the South East is a unique guide that opens the gates to the most intriguing gardens in this part of England.
Format Hardcover Book 144 Pages
ISBN 9780711252608
Size9.25 in x 10.63 in / 235.00 mm x 270.00 mm
Published Date September 20th, 2022
Barbara Segall
Barbara Segall is a well-known horticulturist, garden writer and blogger. Her work appears in a number of popular publications such as The Garden, Country Living and The English Garden. She is editor of The Horticulturist, the thrice-yearly journal of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture. She blogs at and is on social media (Twitter) @gardenbarbara (Insta) @barbarasegall (Facebook) Barbara Segall.
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