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Garden Party at Hyde Abbey Gardens, Winchester

On the evening of Monday 30th July, the Friends of Hyde Abbey Garden held their annual open air picnic in the Garden. It was well attended by members who enjoyed a convivial evening and were very pleased to welcome Steve Brine, MP for Winchester and Chandler’s Ford,...

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Dean Garnier Garden, Winchester Cathedral Close

The Trust has given a small grant to the donation fund of the Friends of Dean Garnier Garden for two new stone benches and a metal rose trellis arch, to be installed in the final stage of the Lady Chapel Garden redesign.

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Humphrey Repton – Red Book

This year marks the bicentenary of the death of Humphry Repton (1752-1818). Stratton Park (Micheldever) and Herriard Park (south of Basingstoke) were the only two Repton sites in Hampshire. Repton’s trade mark was the ‘Red Book’ which he produced for each client with...

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A New Winchester Garden Walking Trail

In 1985 with a revision in 1995, the Trust produced a Garden Walking Trail for Winchester city centre. The leaflet has been out of print for many years, but the idea has now been revived and is hoped a new one will be available by the end of the year.

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Urban Parks Study Update, Rushmoor

This spring (in sunshine and late snow!) the team of urban parks researchers completed a review of the parks of Aldershot and Farnborough (Rushmoor), now published. Our general assessment is that the Rushmoor parks are mostly in good heart. Our findings overall for...

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