Lamer Tree Gardens: A Visitor's Guide
Nestled within the breathtaking scenery of the Cranborne Chase, the meticulously designed gardens of Lamer Tree, established by General Pitt Rivers in 1880, showcase their timeless beauty. Acknowledged by English Heritage as a Garden of National Importance, these gardens hold the distinction of being the first privately owned gardens to welcome the public, enchanting visitors annually with their enchanting water features, cozy arbors, and the delightful presence of peacocks and macaws meandering amidst vibrant shrubs and trees.
MUSIC, FLORA AND FAUNA AT LAMER TREE
Within its grounds, Lamer Tree also serves as the venue for the annual Lamer Tree Festival during the summer, as well as the renowned End of the Road festival in September. The latter, a distinct music festival celebrated for its easygoing vibe and tranquil ambiance, attracts a devoted following. Remarkably, this idyllic destination is conveniently located less than an hour away from The King John.
If you’re looking for the perfect base from which to explore, then look no further than The King John Inn. Located just 40 miles away from the historic centre of Bath, our pub and inn offers 8 sumptuous en-suite bedrooms, delicious drinks and a mouthwatering pub menu.