Burghley House – Garden of Surprises

Burghley House – Garden of Surprises

  • Creation of a water feature garden as the parting project of Lady Victoria Leetham, Chatelaine of Burghley House from 1982 to 2007, Burghley House being one of the largest and grandest surviving houses of the sixteenth century.

    Originally conceived by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, the Garden of Surprises was build based on the inspirations of famous gardener and landscape architect Capability Brown.

    Project duration: 12 months

    Final build cost: £2million

    Site Personnel: 40 persons

    Value Added: immeasurable

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