Larmer Tree Gardens

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Created by General Pitt Rivers in 1880 as pleasure grounds for public enlightenment and entertainment, the Larmer Tree Gardens are an extraordinary example of Victorian extravagance and vision. The garden contains a wonderful collection of ornate buildings, majestic trees and intimate arbours, retained in an enchanted timeless atmosphere.

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Approaching from Salisbury
Take the A354 Blandford road for approximately 17 miles (do not turn off to Tollard Royal at the Sixpenny Handley roundabout). Keep on the A354 through Cashmoor after half a mile you will approach a staggered hilltop junction, turn right. After 900 mtrs turn left, it is this road that takes you past the entrance to Larmer Tree, the road takes you through the tiny village of Newtown, please drive slowly as the road is narrow in places. The drive to Larmer Tree is on the right and marked with large green signs.


Approaching from South via Blandford
Take the A354 Salisbury road for 9 miles. At the top of a hill you will approach a staggered junction turn left and follow instructions from above.

Approaching from North via Shaftesbury
If you are travelling on the A303 from London or the South West you will approach Larmer Tree from this direction. The main approach road to Shaftesbury from the North is the A350. From Shaftesbury take the A30 towards Salisbury at the Royal Chase Hotel roundabout. After about 5 miles you will be in Ludwell village. At the signed junction turn right. Follow the road to the top of the hill, the views here are spectacular. At the junction turn left onto the B3081 towards Tollard Royal take the second road to the right. This road takes you to the entrance to Larmer Tree, which will be the second turning to the left after about 2 miles. The road bends through some woodland.

Admission

Opening times (Easter - September):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
---11:00 - 16:3011:00 - 16:3011:00 - 16:3011:00 - 16:30

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Address: Larmer Tree Gardens, Tollard Royal, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 5PT, UK
Phone: +44 1725 516228
Email: larmertree@rushmoreuk.com

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