Veddw House Garden

Ornamental garden and woodland set in the wonderful countryside of the Welsh border above Tintern.

Veddw has been created by garden writer Anne Wareham (The Bad Tempered Gardener and Outwitting Squirrels) and garden photographer Charles Hawes, both of whom feature at the National Botanic Garden of Wales as “Inspirational Horticulturalists” .  It is one of one of Alan Titchmarsh’s pick of 10 Best British Gardens:

“A quirky garden created by self-confessed ‘Bad-Tempered Gardener’ Anne Wareham. The hedges alone are worth a visit, and there is much to learn about the use of plants in this Welsh garden. Quirky, fun and inspiring.”

Anne was  described in the Telegraph as one of Britain’s most influential gardeners and is also the editor of thinkingardens, – where really exciting garden writing by the best garden writers can be found.

The garden is open in summer to parties and individuals.

Veddw House Garden is set in the wonderful countryside of the Welsh border above Tintern. There are two acres of ornamental garden and two acres of woodland. A favourite part with visitors and ourselves is the dramatic reflecting pool.
The local landscape of rolling hills is reflected in the sinuous hedges that lead to the pool and provide the perfect backdrop for other planting schemes. Anne has a great interest in the history of the local landscape and has incorporated this into the garden design, in particular a large parterre of grasses in a pattern of box hedges based on the local Tithe Map of 1842.

Much of the garden was made on ancient grassland, which has been conserved in many parts of the garden, especially the Meadow.

Coach parties and groups of ten or more are welcome by arrangement from May to September (not including August Bank Holiday).
More information for visitors can be found at the Veddw House Garden website.


Anne Wareham
Veddw House Garden, Devauden, Monmouthshire, NP16 6PH
01291 650836