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Old Camps

Thatcham

As featured on Gardeners' World, a breathtaking garden set over an acre, which benefits from panoramic views of Watership Down. Surprises await, ranging from traditional herbaceous borders through desert/prairie planting, an enchanted knot garden, potager to exuberant subtropical schemes; featuring bananas, cannas, hedychiums and more. Enjoy teas surrounded by Brugmansia, Figs and Citrus.
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    On Open Days home-made teas incl teas, coffees, cakes, scones and cold drinks.

    For by arrangement visits, please note we can only accommodate up to 15 cars max.

    Renowned journalists Nicola Stocken, Leigh Clapp and BBC Gardeners' World have filmed and photographed the gardens.

    In 2018 we featured:

    On Gardeners' World on 7th September - Mark Lane’s feature on formal design. I was interviewed and our gardens were extensively reviewed.

    In Country Homes and Interiors (August) – Nicola Stocken’s article spread over 8 pages.

    In Hampshire Life (September) – Leigh Clapp’s article spread over 3 pages.

    In Ferrari Owners magazine (October) – article on our NGS open day and the Ferraris on display, including some background about the NGS too. This will be issued in mid-October.

    The Ferrari Owners Club (Wessex Region) support the event and members bring their cars along to display for the visiting guests. The number of cars on display depends on weather conditions and timing.

Features and Attractions

The garden is built on the site of a Roman Camp and Bath House.

Press and Media Coverage

In 2018 we featured on BBC Gardeners' World with Mark Lane (7 Sept) and in Country Homes & Interiors (Aug), Hampshire Life (Sept) and the Ferrari Owners magazine (Oct).

Old Camps- Canceled

Refreshments:

On this day, this garden is open by arrangement, which means that you will have to contact the owner to arrange visits for groups.

Pre-booking essential, please go to our events page to book your tickets.

Admission by donation

Admission:
  • Adult:
  • Concessions:
  • Child:

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Admission also gets you entry to this garden in the area:

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  • Regular opening
  • Open by arrangement only
  • Cancelled opening
Owner Information

Mr & Mrs Adam & Heidi Vetere
07720 449702
gardens@oldcamps.co.uk
http://www.oldcamps.co.uk

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How to find us

Old Camps
Newbury Road
Headley
Thatcham
Hampshire
RG19 8LG

Accessibility information

Partial wheelchair access. Non-disabled WC, though there is enough room for a wheelchair.

More about Old Camps

On Open Days home-made teas incl teas, coffees, cakes, scones and cold drinks.

For by arrangement visits, please note we can only accommodate up to 15 cars max.

Renowned journalists Nicola Stocken, Leigh Clapp and BBC Gardeners' World have filmed and photographed the gardens.

In 2018 we featured:

On Gardeners' World on 7th September - Mark Lane’s feature on formal design. I was interviewed and our gardens were extensively reviewed.

In Country Homes and Interiors (August) – Nicola Stocken’s article spread over 8 pages.

In Hampshire Life (September) – Leigh Clapp’s article spread over 3 pages.

In Ferrari Owners magazine (October) – article on our NGS open day and the Ferraris on display, including some background about the NGS too. This will be issued in mid-October.

The Ferrari Owners Club (Wessex Region) support the event and members bring their cars along to display for the visiting guests. The number of cars on display depends on weather conditions and timing.

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