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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

Trumpeters' House

Trumpeters' House
(Photo: Sue Lovell-Greene)
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 14:00–17:00

Activities

Teas and cakes sold in aid of the London Parks and Gardens Trust, organisers of the weekend, with kind permission from the owner.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Nearest postcode: TW9 1PD

Buses

33, 65, 190, 337, 371, 391, 419, 490, H22, H37, R68

Station

Richmond

Access

Wheelchair access on grass and gravel.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

Trumpeters’ House lies on Crown Land, once the site of Richmond Palace, built by Henry VII in the 16th century. Elizabeth I died in this Palace in 1603 and it remained in royal ownership until the death of Charles I, when it was sold and subsequently demolished. The gardens were restored in the 1950s after the new house suffered bomb damage during WW2. A huge lawn rolls down to the river, with a series of garden ‘rooms’ emerging and old fruit trees appearing throughout the garden. Many paths lead to a pond filled with water lilies and carp. There is also a newly-planted ornamental pear tree avenue, formal knot gardens, an arid garden and a working artist’s studio. Enjoy the outlook from well-positioned benches. This garden is seldom open to the public.

Gardener: John Wheeler
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 14:00–17:00

Activities

Teas and cakes sold in aid of the London Parks and Gardens Trust, organisers of the weekend, with kind permission from the owner.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Nearest postcode: TW9 1PD

Buses

33, 65, 190, 337, 371, 391, 419, 490, H22, H37, R68

Station

Richmond

Access

Wheelchair access on grass and gravel.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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