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Croquet taster day at Dyffryn Gardens

Learn the ropes of this simple-looking but not-so-simple-playing game. The members of the club will be on hand to show you some tips and techniques of Golf Croquet. Equipment is provided. Dyffryn Mansion  Dyffryn house stands at the heart of the gardens. Listed at grade II* status, it had been remodelled from an earlier mansion that dates back to an estate…

The Prophet in his own country

This June, to mark the bi-centenary of the death of Humphry Repton, the Norfolk Gardens Trust in association with The Gardens Trust is offering a two-day conference focused on Sheringham Hall and Park, Barningham Hall and Honing Hall, based at the Links Country Park Hotel in Cromer. Our speakers are well known to garden and landscape historians through their books,…

Croquet taster day at Dyffryn Gardens

Learn the ropes of this simple-looking but not-so-simple-playing game. The members of the club will be on hand to show you some tips and techniques of Golf Croquet. Equipment is provided. Dyffryn Mansion  Dyffryn house stands at the heart of the gardens. Listed at grade II* status, it had been remodelled from an earlier mansion that dates back to an estate…

Croquet taster day at Dyffryn Gardens

Learn the ropes of this simple-looking but not-so-simple-playing game. The members of the club will be on hand to show you some tips and techniques of Golf Croquet. Equipment is provided. Dyffryn Mansion  Dyffryn house stands at the heart of the gardens. Listed at grade II* status, it had been remodelled from an earlier mansion that dates back to an estate…

Humphry Repton’s Gardens

©northofenglandcivictrust More Information on Humphry Repton’s events can be found here. #Repton200 National Trust Gardens Trust

Celebrating Humphry Repton 2018

2018 Celebrations In 2018 we will be celebrating the work of Humphry Repton, the last great landscape designer of the eighteenth century. This March will mark the bicentenary of his death. A champion of Gardenesque; Repton wrote various additions of red books which explained the arrangement of exotic plants style designed in accordance with his ‘Principle of Recognition’. The year will involve…

Repton Walks at Sheringham Park

Regular volunteer led walks throughout the year taking in the views and structures of his most favourite work. Your guide will take you down the Repton designed carriageway where you can enjoy glimpses of the coastline before moving into the parkland where the parkland is revealed but only at the time of Repton’s choosing. During the walk, you will discover…