Return to the Garden Traveler Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
visiting London and south England

Posted by beadtatter Kyoto Japan (My Page) on
Mon, Apr 1, 02 at 0:14

My wife is planning to visit London for about 10 days from
June 6. Let me know the best time to visit Regent's Park to
see the roses .
And best time to visit white garden in Sissinghurst Castle Garden .

In the trip to England she will also go to some antique markets between visiting the gardens .

Thank you.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: visiting London and south England

I am a Landscape Architect living close to Sissinghurst and can certainly recommend it as a great garden to visit. The beauty of Sissinghurst is that it is always worth a visit at any time of year. The classic time for the White Garden is probably late June or early July when the central arbour is festooned with a magnificent white rambler (Rosa mulligani- I think), but at any time in June the garden will be looking beautiful so your wife won't be disappointed. Other gardens nearby are Great Dixter, Pashley Manor Merriments and Scotney Castle which are also recommended. Do carefully check opening times of the gardens- Sissinghurst is not open on Wednesdays and Thursdays, Great Dixter is not open on Mondays.

Kent and Sussex are two of the counties most rich in gardens to visit, so if anyone else is visiting "the Garden of England" I would be happy to recommendother garden visits and accommodation in the area


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Garden Traveler Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here