Until March 2019 we join The Gardens Trust in celebrating the work of Humphry Repton (21 April 1752 – 24 March 1818), the last great landscape designer of the eighteenth century, responsible for laying-out over 400 parks and gardens. Whilst Warwickshire has only two, Stoneleigh Abbey is without doubt one of his finest [...]
WGT congratulates local MP Jeremy Wright on his appointment as Secretary of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. We hope he will use his new position to thwart the housing threat to the Wellesbourne Allotments which lie in his constituency of Kenilworth and Southam.
The Painshill Park Trust is appealing for support against widening of the A3 to further encroach on this historically important C18 landscape garden. Dear Supporter of Painshill, First of all I would like to thank the thousands of you who have responded so magnificently to our petition. It is beginning to have some effect and already has attracted [...]