Secret Gardens of the Cotswolds: A Personal Tour of 20 Private Gardens
By Victoria Summerley
Photographs by Hugo Rittson Thomas
Love your garden? Love the Cotswolds? Then this book is de rigour. Featuring 20 gardens situated in the verdant landscapes of Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire, this is a captivating and inspiring portrait of the design and planting undertaken for each site.
Victoria Summerley, an award-winning garden journalist, provides an intimate peek at these gardens, the current owners and the gardeners who design and manage them. Included are Abbotswood, Ablington Manor, Asthall Manor, Bourton House, Burford Priory, Colesbourne Park, Cornwell Manor, Cotswold Wildlife Park, Daylesford House, Dean Manor, Eastleach House, Eyford House, Kingham Hill House, Rockcliffe, Sarsden, Sezincote, Stowell Park, Upton Wold, Walcot House and Westwell Manor. Some are entirely private and others are open to visitors.
Within these pages all these Cotswolds gardens can be savoured for their extraordinary landscape achievements.