Gardens in or near Darwen

Darwin is a market town in Lancashire near Blackburn. It was once the centre of the textile industry which grew up in the 1800's and one of the first palces to have steam trains. Overlooking the town on the moors is the Jubliee Tower,built in celebration of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. Gardens in or near Darwen The Ridges are listed below.
1 Result In Or Near Darwen
7.3 miles from the centre of Darwen
“The Ridges”, built in the late 1700' s by local landowners the Standish-Langtree family, has had only a handful of owners since then. In1880 the house and land was bought by John Haslem Gillett, a wealthy cotton mill owner with many mills around Lancashire. The surrounding six acres of land was developed into a walled kitchen garden planted with fruit trees, and the rest was developed into landscaped gardens, lawns, glades,including many different species of rhododendrons, and woodlands. Th...
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