Haddon Hall Photo: William Collinson Tuesday 14th, Wednesday 15th, Thursday 16th June 2016 This year our three-day design course 'Creating Gardens with a Sense of Place' will be based at Haddon Hall in Derbyshire. The course aims to inspire the participants to take time to absorb the spirit of a place and consider how that spirit can be cherished and expressed in the design of the garden.
Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire, is one of the seats of the Duke of Rutland. It is currently occupied by Lord Edward Manners (brother of the current Duke) and his family. In form a medieval manor house, it has been described as "the most complete and most interesting house of [its] period". The origins of the hall date to the 11th century. The current medieval and Tudor hall includes additions added at various stages between the 13th and the 17th centuries.