Botanic Gardens - dedicated to scent

 
Dedicated to Scent
Map of the Aromatic Gardens
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the collection The Collection is a six-acre garden comprising compartments, each representing a different perfume “family”. The Padua Garden features roses, jasmine and other floral plants. The Fougere Garden focuses on ferns, lavender and mosses. Over 1000 varieties to date but these gardens are still evolving.
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lost orchard Blossom filled in Spring, fruit laden in Autumn, this traditional orchard has been partially left to nature – you can explore the maze-like paths that lead through the undergrowth, enjoying the scents, sounds and seclusion.
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river meadow Bordered by willows on one side and wild flowers on the other, the meadow walk follows the bank of the River Stour. Kingfishers fly low above the water flashing their brilliant plumage. Herons and egrets are never far from the bank.
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cocktail dome & garden The Dome and its garden play many parts. In summer, you may find a refreshing botanical drink on offer or an iced cocktail in the evening. At other times the Dome is home to workshops and private events.
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the café, gallery & distillery The creative hub where botany, artistry and adventure come together. Enjoy the flavours on offer in our café and learn how our unusual plants and crops are distilled to create the highest quality oils.
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crop fields The crop fields are the visual and fragrant core of the estate where the key perfume ingredients are grown. The cycle encompasses ploughing, seeding, planting, irrigating, tending and harvesting – there is usually something to see.