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Swanspool Gardens

Swanspool Gardens is a formal Edwardian garden open every day from 8am to dusk. The gardens contain the following:

A huge variety of ornamental, specimen trees - some with tree identification labels

A "footsteps labyrinth" created in 2008 by the Artist in Residence working with local schools.  The labyrinth leads to a stone loveseat carved with lines from "The Wayside Chair" poem written by local Victorian poet John Askham

A Rose Garden planted to commemorate the Millennium with over 200 varieties

A Pavilion for hire (newly refurbished in 2010) with kitchen and public toilets

Two bowling greens, two all weather tennis courts and pitch & Putt (summer only).  All these games bookable in the Pavilion office.  Office open May to September Tel: 01933 278043

Car park for garden users

Six woodland animal sculptures carved by local chainsaw sculptor

A Holocaust Memorial tree, planted in memory of Anne Frank and focus of the annual Holocaust memorial day event held in January

The Friends of Swanspool Gardens meet monthly to help maintain the Rose Garden, and also a few times a year to steer new developments in the Gardens:  new members are always welcome.  Please contact email friendsofswanspool@gmail.com