The Gardens of Fulham Palace

Fulham Palace is an important historic landscape. It was the summer residence of the Bishop of London for centuries. The Palace’s garden has got many interesting and unusual trees, gathered from all around the world. It was the home of the first British-grown examples of the exotic plants such as Tamarisk, Acacia, Mahogany and Maple trees.
Bishop Henry Compton started to grow the quaint and care demanding plants. He was a botanist and had created a wonderful collection of flora. Bishop Grindal grew grapes and he sent them to Elisabeth I each year. His name is also associated with a Great Tree of London. The aged evergreen oak is estimated to be at least 450 years old.
The Garden organises public walks, you can join to see the nature full of history.

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