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Claverton Manor, arboretum

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Introduction

This feature is the arboretum at the American museum, opened in 1984.

An arboretum has been planted in the parkland to the east of the lawn. It is planted with native American trees and was opened in 1984. There is also a water garden, a fernery and an orchard in this area.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

The house is now the The American Museum in Britain, which is open daily in high season from 12 until 5pm, except on Mondays. More information regarding opening times can be found on the American Museum in Britain website.

Directions

The museum is signposted from the A36 Warminster Road.

Features & Designations

Plant Environment

  • Arboretum
  • Plant Type

Style

American Garden

Features

  • Water Feature
  • Description: Water garden.
  • Orchard
Key Information

Type

Arboretum

Purpose

Horticultural

Plant Environment

Arboretum

Principal Building

Museum

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

Civil Parish

Claverton

References

Contributors

  • Myna Trustram

  • Avon Gardens Trust