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  • England , Worcester

    Wadborough Park was a mediaeval deer park first recorded in the reign of King Edward III and lost by the 18th century. Wadborough Park Farm still has its moat.

  • England , Aylesbury

    Waddesdon Manor has late-19th-century formal and informal gardens surrounded by exotic woodland. The gardens occupy an area of about 48 hectares, and lie within a park and agricultural estate which at its most extensive covered 1300 hectares. The gardens are owned by The National Trust and are open to the public. The remainder of the estate is owned by The Waddesdon Estate and is private.

    Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire. Picnic. Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire. Picnic.

  • England , Waddington

    Features of Waddington Hall include a formal garden, a garden terrace, fountain and yew hedges.

  • England , London

    Waddon Ponds, formerly part of an old estate of around 2000 acres, is now the only place where the River Wandle is visible in Croydon. A sundial commemorates Mr Pescott Row, who vigorously campaigned for the park.

  • England , Clitheroe

    Features of Waddow Hall include woodland, a kitchen garden and a well.

  • England , Oxford

    Wadham College was founded in 1613, and formal gardens were designed and laid out between 1648 and 1659. The gardens were re-landscaped in the late-18th century, and redesigned after World War 2. The site occupies approximately 2.5 hectares, and includes lawns, mixed borders and a variety of specimen trees.

  • England , Royal Tunbridge Wells

    Wadhurst Castle has a mid-19th-century pleasure ground and park accompanying a castellated house. The Castle and grounds are highly visible in the landscape, and make a significant contribution to the landscape character.

  • England , Greater London

    The site is in front of Tower Hill underground station, which was adapted from a 1961 office building in 1967. The garden contains a large sundial commissioned by London Underground Ltd and unveiled by Denis Tunnicliffe on 3 August 1992, designed by John Chitty; Edwin Russell made the bronze relief panels, which provide a history of the area.

  • England , Towcester

    The planting on Wakefield Lawn has all but disappeared today, as almost the whole area is now under arable cultivation. Much of the house was demolished in 1948, but the wing by William Kent remains. The Victorian dairy farm and walled garden also survive, as does the formal ha-ha in front of the house.

    Wakefield Lodge, historic view Wakefield Lodge, historic view

  • England , Wakefield

    Wakefield Park is a Victorian public park, first opened in 1893 and extended in the 1920s.

  • England , Haywards Heath

    Wakehurst Place has formal and landscape gardens with an extensive plant collection from the early-20th century. There were later additions in 1963. Wakehurst Place is now funded, administered and maintained by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • England , Winchester

    The Wakes has the remains of a natural garden and field landscape. There is also a landscaped path rising around 200 feet ascending Selborne Hanger (1753).

  • England , West Sussex

    The site had a manor house by 1302, possibly earlier. A new house was built on the site in 1817-1818, which is now a nursing home. There were originally gardens and parkland around the house, but the extent of their survival is not known.

  • England , Ludlow, Shropshire

    Walcot Park has an extensive landscape park with an associated country house. Other features include an arboretum and a 12 hectare garden.

  • England , Stamford

    Features of Walcot Hall include garden walls and terraces, a canal and an avenue of limes.

  • England , Dover

    Waldershare Park features traces of an early-18th-century formal garden, including a wilderness, surrounding a country house. The garden and house are set in a wider landscape of 400 hectares of parkland.

  • England , Walford, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire

    Walford Court is a 19th-century house on a 16th-century site which once had a garden including earthworks such as a mount and a terrace walk, perhaps of the 16th century.

  • England , Walford, Shropshire

    Walford Hall is a small early 18th-century country house set in ornamental grounds, with a small park to the east. Behind the Hall is a length of 18th-century garden wall, built of brick with a ramped sandstone coping, and including a doorway.

  • England , Walford, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire

    Walford House is an early 18th-century house with a walled pleasure ground and a kitchen garden.

  • England , Dorrington, Shropshire

    Walford House was set within ornamental grounds flanked to the north and south by small areas of parkland. A small brick lodge lay on the main road. In the 1980s and early 1990s the lodge was badly neglected and unoccupied.