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Brantwood, Coniston

Introduction

Brantwood was the home of John Ruskin between 1872 to 1900. It is a mountainside garden consisting mostly of woodland. Other features created by Ruskin include, the Zig-Zaggy, an allegorical garden based on Dante's Purgatorial Mount. There is also the Hortus Inclusus which is a herb garden, a fern garden and a moorland garden.

Visitor Facilities

www.brantwood.org.uk/visitingus.htm
Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

www.brantwood.org.uk/visitingus.htm

Owners

The Brantwood Trust

Associated People
Key Information

Type

Country Estate

Purpose

Ornamental Garden

Survival

Extant

Hectares

100

Open to the public

Yes