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Gardens in or near Sturminster Newton

The picturesque Dorset town of Sturminster Newton lies on the River Stour and on the south side of the town bridge is a mill which has been restored to full working order. For part of his life Thomas Hardy lived here and wrote his book Return of the Native during that time. The River Stour is a very popular fishing river. Gardens in or near Sturminster Newton Stourhead are listed below.
1 Result In Or Near Sturminster Newton
12.4 miles from the centre of Sturminster Newton
Explore Stourhead House and Gardens Stourhead is a fine example of English landscape gardens from the 18th century, re-planted in the 19th century with Conifers, flowering trees and shrubs. Follow a route anti-clockwise around the lake to gradually experience the sequence of arcadian images. There is always another vision to attract the eye: the Temple of Flora, Temple of Apollo, rock bridge or a Gothic rustic cottage and grotto to name but a few. From the late 1700s new plants were i...
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