08 August 2016

If you are ever in the Margate area this museum is a must-see. We found it quite by chance on a trip to the Kent coast last July. Click the Read More for an image gallery. To quote from the museum...

DSC05552 EditWe did visit Great Dixter on 13th September, 2023, although the majority of the photos in the image gallery were taken during a previous visit in July 2014. Sorry about that.

It is a very special garden, and so different to another famous garden just up the road, Sissinghurst.

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t was busy, in fact very busy, and that made it doubly difficult to get around, which is why we didn't stay long this time.. We managed to fit in our cafe visit for when the queue had all but evaporated. And then back on the road. Next stop, Dungeness.

This, from the Great Dixter website:

"Great Dixter was the family home of gardener and gardening writer Christopher Lloyd – it was the focus of his energy and enthusiasm and fuelled over 40 years of books and articles. Now under the stewardship of the Great Dixter Charitable Trust and Christopher’s friend and head gardener, Fergus Garrett, Great Dixter is an historic house, a garden, a centre of education, and a place of pilgrimage for horticulturists from across the world."

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