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Gardens in or near Ribchester

The village of Ribchester lies in the beautiful Ribble Valley in Lancashire on the banks of the River Ribble and dates back to Roman times. It now has a Roman Museum with various interesting exhibits. In June the village has an annual gala day and also a Festival of Music and Art which attracts many visitors. Gardens in or near Ribchester The Ridges are listed below.
1 Result In Or Near Ribchester
12.1 miles from the centre of Ribchester
“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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