Use Places & People to search over 6,600 parks and gardens in the UK and 2,100 biographies of people associated with them. Image location: Bedgebury National Pinetum

Learn about the rich heritage of parks and gardens in Topics.
Image location: Powis Castle

Follow News & Events, updated regularly with the latest information affecting historic parks and gardens. Image location: Sheffield Botanical Gardens

Visit the Schools for ideas and activities to encourage the interest of children and young people in their local parks. Image location: Trentham

Join us as a volunteer and Research & Record historic parks and gardens in your area.
Image location: Cirencester Abbey

View the Illustrated Glossary which provides definitions and accompanying images for terms and concepts associated with historic parks and gardens. Image location: Pannett Park

Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.


Brief description of site

The original house, which dates from 1558, was extended by Inigo Jones in 1636. There are later alterations. The gardens continue to develop and include a Victorian kitchen garden, a secret garden, a rose garden, a Japanese garden, a Himalayan garden, a catalpa walk, a vineyard planted in 2000, and an exotic garden, planted in 2002, which features palm, cypress and olive trees. The gardens occupy 2.6 hectares within a larger estate.

Location information:

Address: Barton House, Barton -on-the-Heath, Moreton-in-Marsh, GL56 0PJ

Locality: Moreton-in-Marsh

Local Authorities:

Warwickshire; Stratford-on-Avon

Historical County: Warwickshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 151 Grid Ref: SP256326
Latitude: 51.9913 Longitude: -1.62859


2 miles west of Long Compton off the A3400

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

Limited opening;groups by appointment. Please telephone for details to 01 608 674303

Visitor information:

Parking. Disabled access. WCs.

Key information:

Form of site: garden

Purpose of site: Ornamental

Context or principal building: manor house

Main period of development: 19th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 2.6

Print preview