Queen's Wood Arboretum & Country Park


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Address and contact details
Dinmore Hill, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 OPY
Tel: 0156884 7052
Fax: 0156884 305
Email: gardens@pine5;lodge.co.uk
Web site: www.pine-lodge.co.uk
Background to the collection
Year founded:1970
Ownership:Local authority
Personnel
Contact person:G. Beaurant
Total Staff:1
Physical environment
Soil type:Clay, neutral
Aspect:South, mostly flat
Total area:27 ha
Weather recordsRecords kept
Plant collection
Families:38
Genera:80
Species:420
Accessions:410
Plants:650
Geographical area(s) of specialisation:
China, Northern Europe, Northwestern USA
Special families within the collections:
Rosaceae, Pinaceae, Hamamelidaceae, Fagaceae, Taxodiaceae, Magnoliaceae
Record Keeping:Kept since 1986
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Herbarium:No
Library:No
Research facilities:No
Publications:Garden catalogue (1987)
Identifications:Undertakes identifications for the general public. Internal verification of material
Teaching and Education:Primary, secondary, higher, taxonomic
Interpretation:Supervised garden walks, signs, brochures, guided trails
Friends Organisation:No
Visitor facilities:Restaurant, gift shop
Access to the collections
Public access:Free
Public opening hours:Mon-Fri: Dawn-dusk
Guiding principles behind the collection
For the enjoyment of the local people.

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