Visit to the private park and gardens surrounding Faringdon House SN7 8AE

10.45 assemble, 11-1pm. Led by Sarah Couch, Historic Landscape Consultant. We shall see evidence of the early origins of the site, overlain with landscape features from the 18th to 20th centuries including those from the time of Lord Berners and ‘Mad-Boy’ Robert Herber-Percy. No photography. Priority booking to OGT members (£10); £15...

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An Exploration of the Botanical Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, Writtle U.C., Chelmsford

Award winning Trauttmansdorff Castle Botanical Gardens in the northern Italian Alps have been described as one of the most beautiful gardens in Italy, with their mix of historical and contemporary architecture, and unique combination of nature, culture and art carved into the dramatic landscape. Talk by Dr Saruhan Mosler. Members cost £7.50

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Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust Study Day: How Green Was My City

The day examines the rôle, effectiveness and sustainability of green ‘lungs’ in an urban context. Our eminent speakers include Prof. Sir Roderick Floud, Prof Nigel Dunnett and Dr Twigs Way. 10:00am-4:00pm at Hemingford Abbots Village Hall, High Street PE28 9AH. CGT members £25 / non-members £30; includes 2-course lunch and coffee.