TQ3330 : Wetland Conservation area - Wakehurst Place

near to Balcombe, West Sussex, Great Britain

Wetland Conservation area - Wakehurst Place
Wetland Conservation area - Wakehurst Place
Wakehurst Place is located near Ardingly, West Sussex. It includes walled and water gardens, woodland and wetland conservation areas. It belongs to the National Trust and is managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. For the National Trust's 20072008 season Wakehurst Place Garden was the Trust's most visited property for which admission was charged, with over 477,000 visitors.

The garden was largely created by Gerald Loder (later Lord Wakehurst) who purchased the estate in 1903 and spent 33 years developing the gardens, which today cover some 2 square kilometres (500 acres). LinkExternal link


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2011
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Saturday, 30 April, 2011   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 30 April, 2011
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
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Wetland > Wetland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 33164 30992 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.7698N 0:6.0628W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 33169 30986
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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