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High Moss

Keswick

Lakeland Arts and Craft house (not open) and garden (mentioned in Pevsner). 4½ acres of formal and informal S-facing terraced gardens. Magnificent views of the fells. Many fine trees and shrubs, rhododendrons and azaleas. Spring meadow planted with daffodils and camassia. Old tennis court converted into vegetable/flower parterre for the Diamond Jubilee with rose garden and sun dial by Joe Smith.
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    Lakeland Arts and Craft house (not open) and garden (mentioned in Pevsner). The garden was designed with the house by its architect (W.H. Ward, an assistant to Edwin Lutyens). The original designs appeared in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 1900, and are referred to by Judith Tankard in Gardens of the Arts and Craft Movement (Abrams 2004). 4½ acres of formal and informal S-facing sloping and terraced gardens. The garden has been restored and replanted over the last seven years with help from Tom Attwood, (Halecat Nurseries), Phil Beecroft and Mandy Caddy. Magnificent views of the fells. Many fine trees and shrubs, rhododendrons and azaleas. Spring meadow planted with daffodils and camassia. An old clay tennis court has been converted into a parterre for the Diamond Jubilee with vegetables, flowers and central rose garden and sun dial by Joe Smith of Dumfries, based on 3 urns at Highgrove. The original greenhouse and conservatory have been replaced with an exact copy by Hartley Botanic. The garden has featured in articles by Tim Longville and Val Corbett and the house is included in Arts and Craft Houses in the Lake District (Frances Lincoln 2014).

Features and Attractions

Open as part of Cumbria Daffodil Day.

High Moss- 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

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  • Regular opening
  • Open by arrangement only
  • Cancelled opening

This garden also makes a donation to Hospice at Home.

Owner Information

Christine & Peter Hughes
christine_hug25@hotmail.com

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How to find us

High Moss
Portinscale
Keswick
Cumbria
CA12 5TX

1m W of Keswick.
Accessibility information

The garden is not suitable for wheelchair users.

More about High Moss

Lakeland Arts and Craft house (not open) and garden (mentioned in Pevsner). The garden was designed with the house by its architect (W.H. Ward, an assistant to Edwin Lutyens). The original designs appeared in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 1900, and are referred to by Judith Tankard in Gardens of the Arts and Craft Movement (Abrams 2004). 4½ acres of formal and informal S-facing sloping and terraced gardens. The garden has been restored and replanted over the last seven years with help from Tom Attwood, (Halecat Nurseries), Phil Beecroft and Mandy Caddy. Magnificent views of the fells. Many fine trees and shrubs, rhododendrons and azaleas. Spring meadow planted with daffodils and camassia. An old clay tennis court has been converted into a parterre for the Diamond Jubilee with vegetables, flowers and central rose garden and sun dial by Joe Smith of Dumfries, based on 3 urns at Highgrove. The original greenhouse and conservatory have been replaced with an exact copy by Hartley Botanic. The garden has featured in articles by Tim Longville and Val Corbett and the house is included in Arts and Craft Houses in the Lake District (Frances Lincoln 2014).

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