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Gardens of Easton Lodge, Great Dunmow

Gardens of Easton Lodge

Warwick House
Easton Lodge
Little Easton
Great Dunmow
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The Gardens, grounds and whole estate of Easton Lodge date back to Tudor times. It is believed that, in 1590, Elizabeth I granted the 10,000 acre Manor of Estaines to Henry Maynard as a reward for his duties as Private Secretary.

In 1865, following the deaths of both her father and grandfather in quick succession, Frances ‘Daisy’ Maynard inherited the estate of Easton Lodge. She was just three years old. She grew up to be a noted beauty of considerable wealth and was courted by many suitors. Even Disraeli encouraged a union between Daisy and Prince Leopold, the youngest son of Queen Victoria

In 1902, the Gardens underwent their most radical change yet when the Countess commissioned Harold Peto to redesign them. The son of Sir Morton Peto, the engineer and railway magnate, he grew up at Somerleyton Hall on the Suffolk coast, surrounded by splendid gardens

Gardens of Easton Lodge, Great Dunmow

• Toilets
•Parking for cars, coaches and cycle racks
• Map guide to the Gardens
• Two wheelchairs available for loan
• Perfect place for a picnic
• Dogs on leads welcome (come prepared to clean up)
• Smoking permitted (but no butts)

Opening Times
Open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holidays 12 noon-6pm from Easter to late October

With special opening for Snowdrops Feb-Mar 12noon to dusk.

Other times possible, by appointment.

we are situated just a few minutes outside the historic market town of Gt Dunmow, connected to the M11 by the A120. We are off the B184 Gt Dunmow to Saffron Walden road. Once you are in Gt Dunmow, The Gardens are well sign-posted (look for the Brown Heritage signs). Nearest railway stations are Stansted Airport & Braintree.

In case of alteration, please check prices, opening times and any specific important information before booking or visiting

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