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  • Scotland , Arbroath

    Royal Marines Condor is home to 45 Commando Group, and a range of other Units, including 662 Volunteer Gliding Squadron, 2 Signals Squadron from 32 Signals Regiment and 30 Commando Information Exploitation Group Royal Military Police Detachment. The memorial garden was designed by Toby Buckland (garden designer, and presenter of Gardener’s World 2008-10). Features include an eight tonne granite memorial stone bearing the names of the dead who have fallen since 1971. Several other large boulders have been brought from countries where members of the Unit have fallen, including Iraq, Afghanistan and the Falklands.

  • Scotland , South Queensferry

    The layout of the 18th-century designed landscape at Craigiehall has largely been lost due to developments by the Ministry of Defence and restrictions imposed by the British Airport Authority. Fragments of parkland remain with mid-19th century plantings and there is surviving 18th- and 19th-century woodland along the River Almond. There are formal lawns around the house and some architectural features.

  • England , Frimley

    Frimley Park comprises early 20th-century formal gardens associated with an 18th-century house, set in 19th-century pleasure grounds and parkland. The present estate is a remnant of a much larger one, now built over by a hospital and other development.

  • England , Aylesbury

    Halton House is a late-19th century formal gardens and woodland covering about 6.5 hectares, situated within an estate of 240 hectares (the registered area covers 120 hectares only). The estate is now used for varied agricultural, forestry, sports and institutional purposes.

  • England , Milton Keynes

    Hanslope Park is a late-17th-century house which has been subsequently altered. The gardens were designed by Humphry Repton and include tree avenues, plantations and water features.

  • England , Greater London

    Kenley Airfield is the best preserved RAF airfield of its period; 10 of its 12 'fighter pens' or Blast Bays remain in the Croydon section of the site. Although the core remains in Ministry of Defence ownership, substantial areas on the perimeter were transferred back to the Corporation and public access restored to the outer areas of the airfield.

  • England , York

    The 6 Group RCAF and 4 Group RAF Garden of Remembrance is situated within the Yorkshire Air Museum. The garden is surrounded by a high hedge to provide peace and privacy for visitors. A salvaged propeller on a dedicatory plinth forms the focal point.

  • England , Greenwich

    This is a military training landscape and pleasure grounds established in the very early years of the 19th century. Features include training earthworks and practice earthworks, a lake, terraces and a neighbouring rotunda by John Nash.

  • England , Greater London

    The land south of Ha-Ha Road is mostly accessible, open commonland.