Hear Hestercombe’s founder and Chief Executive Philip White tell his story of how he discovered the hidden gardens at Hestercombe and led a team to restore them. Listen to how he transformed the Georgian Landscape Garden from a scene of silted up lakes and ruined buildings to the Arcadian landscape it was designed to be.
Make an evening of it and enjoy a two course supper in the Column Room Restaurant in Hestercombe House before the lecture:
Venison and wild mushroom stroganoff with saffron rice
Butternut squash, goats cheese and fig tart with sautéed sweet potato (v)
Lemon meringue pie with a berry compote
Accompanied by a glass of red or white wine
Supper served at 5.45pm, lecture begins at 7.30pm.
Supper and lecture – Online: £28.95; Offline: £29.95
Lecture only – Online: £9; Offline: £10
Booking is essential for this event
Or call our Visitor Reception on 01823 413923
The Bampfylde Lecture is held annually to coincide with the birthday of Coplestone Warre Bampfylde who designed the Landscape Garden at Hestercombe.