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Sites with Plant type / enviroment: Rock garden

  • England , Aysgarth, Leyburn, North Yorkshire

    Aysgarth Rockery is a picturesque alpine rockery built using blocks of limestone to create a rockscape and water feature. It was designed and built by James Backhouse of York. Reginald Farrer, an alpine specialist and plant hunter, is thought to have connections with the site.

  • England , Bristol

    This feature is the rock garden. It has a slightly oriental flavour, with several small pools and a statue.

    Part/component of: Bristol Zoological Garden

  • Northern Ireland , Antrim

    The garden was noted in the early-20th century, especially the rock and water garden with its primula collection, now gone.

  • England , Cambridge

    The rock gardens contain a wide variety of plants from around the world which are grouped according to geographical locations and soil preference.

    Part/component of: Cambridge University Botanic Garden

  • England , Ramsgate

    Courtstairs Chine is an ornamental walkway from the cliff top to the undercliff promenade, which was opened in 1926 by the Prince of Wales. It includes a rock garden made of Pulhamite stone.

    Courstairs Chine, Ramsgate, Pulhamite walkway and arch Courstairs Chine, Ramsgate, Pulhamite walkway and arch

  • England , Morpeth

    The rock gardens are located on the slopes surrounding the house to the west and south. The area is made up of large amounts of sandstone. Heathers and other alpine plants are dispersed amongst them. There are also two cascades.

    Part/component of: Cragside

    Cragside House, Cragside Cragside House, Cragside

  • Wales , Caldicot

    Dewstow House has extensive and intricate rockwork and water gardens, both underground and overground, created at the turn of the 20th century. The underground gardens consist of top-lit chambers linked by tunnels, with pools, channels, fountains and planting pockets. Overground are more rockwork and water gardens and greenhouses. The gardens are currently being restored.

    Dewstow, sunken garden Dewstow, sunken garden

  • England , Bath

    The Rocks has the fragmented remains of an 18th-century landscape park and a 19th-century Romantic rock valley garden. This record was checked with South Gloucestershire Historic Monument Records Officer - June 2010.