Stagshaw Garden, Ambleside, Cumbria

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Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0HE. Tel: 015394 35599

This woodland garden was created by the late Cubby Acland, who was regional agent for the National Trust until his retirement in 1973.

It  covers about 8 acres, and has a  fine collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, trees and shrubs.

About half of the area is on very steep hillside, complete with a woodland beck and small waterfalls. There are wonderful views over Lake Windermere.

Open April to June, daily, 10.30 am - 6.30 pm. From July to end October only open by appointment with National Trust

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