Chiswick House Gardens Restoration Project
Chiswick House Gardens has been one of the biggest and most ambitious garden regeneration projects ever undertaken.
The restoration of Chiswick House Gardens has been one of the biggest and most ambitious garden regeneration projects ever undertaken.
Detailed research was conducted by English Heritage to ensure that the key focal points of the garden could be returned to their appearance in the mid-18th century.
Important buildings and views have been restored, a new café and play area created, miles of paths have been renewed and over 1600 new trees have been planted.
Selective removal of trees has opened up this historic part of the gardens.
The historic views from the Bridge across the lake have been restored.
Famous Cedars of Lebanon
Trees propagated from the original 18th century cedars of Lebanon.
The 19th century conservatory houses the famous camellia collection.
The fascinating brick sheds reveal historic methods of heating and watering.
The new café has been designed by award-winning architects Caruso St John.
Native trees and shrubs have been introduced, and the bat roosts protected.
The Southern Walled Garden has been restored and the Northern converted.
The Ionic Temple
Lord Burlington's temple has undergone masonry repairs and is completely reroofed.