The Plant Centre
These unique gardens, which have always offered exceptional planting conditions, were created in the nineteen twenties by wealthy shipping line owner, Sir James Knott. In recent years they have undergone further development and diversification.
The herb garden was the inspiration of garden designer John Brookes. Its design, which now incorporates the rose and lavender garden, can be best appreciated from the viewing platform. Culinary, fragrant, cosmetic and medicinal plants. Herbs are for sale in the Manor’s Plant Centre.
NEW FOR 2014
The Calender Gardens
The Manor’s History
There are informative guided tours of the Manor and the Rural Life Museum
Events at the Manor
Samarès Country Fair- Bank Holiday Monday, 25th August 2014
Receptions and Ceremonies
Willow Labyrinth and Jungle Path