This is the perfect guide to great gardens across Britain and Ireland, with contact details, directions and inspiring photographs - from garden expert Patrick Taylor. Visit 300 of the loveliest public and private gardens in the world with the perfect travelling companion. Patrick Taylor's unique garden appreciation and photographs provide insight and expertise to whet your appetite. Discover a who's-who of gardening. Meet famous designers, gardeners and styles, from Chatsworth to the Eden Project, without leaving your front room. Then use the region-by-region visiting information with directions, opening hours, websites and contact details to plan your trip. It is an exciting addition to Eyewitness Companions; the visual reference series covering favourite hobbies and pastimes from French Cheeses and Opera to Horse Riding. (Content taken from The Gardens of Britain and Ireland).
Patrick Taylor is a well-respected writer, lecturer, photographer and historian, the editor of the Oxford Companion to Gardening and a regular contributor to newspapers and gardening magazines.