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25. The Arboretum – Part of the expansion of the garden in the second half of the 19th century; the arboretum contains many specimen trees added to the existing park planting. Trees include sweet chestnuts, Cedars of Lebanon and purple beech along with avenues of beech, Holm oak and Lawson’s cypress. www.ashridge.org.uk

15. Liquidambar Walk – Planted in 1937 to commemorate the Coronation of King George Vl, this unusual avenue of trees forms an impressive display of autumn colour. www.ashridge.org.uk

23 & 24. The Herb Garden and Beech Houses – Created in the late 19th century as a herb and lavender garden. This garden was redeveloped in 2005 using the original pattern Repton had proposed for the Rosary. This garden is dedicated to Kay N. Sanekcki (1922-2005) former Garden Historian and Archivist at Ashridge House. Next to the Herb Garden are two impressive beech houses. www.ashridge.org.uk

17. The Mount – The Mount above the Grotto is believed to have been built with the rubble from the old house. The Cedars of Lebanon planted on the top are believed to have been suggested by Repton. www.ashridge.org.uk

21 & 22. Perimeter Path and Lime Walk – A line of yew trees leading to the path surrounding the Ashridge gardens. www.ashridge.org.uk

6. The Terrace – Created in the late 19th century, the Terrace takes the form of a box and yew parterre planted with seasonal bedding displays www.ashridge.org.uk

5. “Princess Victoria” Oak – Dominating the south lawn and commanding the neighbouring Yews, the now giant Oak Tree was planted by the young Princess on a visit to Ashridge House in 1823. The tree now boasts a girth of 4.8m! www.ashridge.org.uk

18. The Flower Garden – In part a recreation of the early 19th century planting style proposed by Repton. A replica of a statue of Bacchus that stood in the garden until 1928 has a prominent position in the garden. A large block of Pudding Stone in the garden marks the former county boundary between Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. www.ashridge.org.uk