Sitting in 50 acres of gardens and parkland, Great Fosters was designed by Gilbert jenkins and W H Romaine Walker. One of the very best Arts and Crafts gardens in Europe, Great Fosters has undergone recent restoration works by Kim Wilkie.
Where is Great Fosters located?
Great Fosters sits at the edge of Egham, in Surrey. It's just minutes from junction 13 of the M25, or the A30.
What style of garden is Great Fosters?
Features include statuary and topiary, with a knot garden, a wisteria-clad Japanese bridge, with a fountain nearby, and a magnificent rose garden. There is a vast glasshouse and a productive kitchen garden, along with an apiary. Pigs are also reared at Great Fosters.
Four secret gardens are a delight to discover, and the grassed amphitheatre is a unique attraction, sitting at the end of a stunning lime avenue.
What can guests enjoy at Great Fosters?
Having explored the gardens at length, visitors can enjoy a spot of lunch, afternoon tea or dinner, out on the terrace, or in cooler weather, indoors.