Mount Congreve Trust

Boasting one of the largest private collections of plants globally & described as ‘A Great Garden of the World’ the entire collection features plants from every continent. Mount Congreve House, home to six generations of Congreves, was built in 1760 by the celebrated local architect John Roberts. Inspired by Mr Lionel de Rothschild’s exceptional garden at Exbury in Hampshire, works began on Mount Congreve's Garden in the 1950s by Garden Director Herman Dool. Ambrose Congreve's passion for his spectacular garden is still evident today.