Beth Chatto's Gardens, Elmstead Market, Colchester Location map
 
  Photograph of Beth Chatto's Garden, Elmstead Market, Colchester, Essex, England   Beth Chatto's Garden.

The boggy valley bottom was used to create water features and there are a number of inter-connected ponds.

If you are a garden enthusiast then these gardens are a 'must see'.

 

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  Scene showing Beth Chatto's Garden, Elmstead Market, Colchester, Essex, England   Beth Chatto's Garden.

In the drier parts of the garden there are lots of plant beds with plenty of grass areas to walk on.

 

 

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  Photograph of Beth Chatto's Garden, Elmstead Market, Essex, England   Beth Chatto's Garden

Ducks, needless to say, have made themselves at home on the ponds.

 

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  Photograph of Beth Chatto's Garden, Elmstead Market, Colchester, Essex, England   Beth Chatto's Garden.

This shows a bridge over one of the small streams that connect the ponds at the bottom of the valley.

 

 

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