Thorp Perrow Arboretum & Woodland Garden


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Address and contact details
Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2PR
Tel: 01677 425323
Email: enquiries@thorpperrow.com
Web site: www. thorpperrow.com
Latitude: 54° 15' 48" N
Longitude: 01° 35' 57" W
Background to the collection
Year founded:1931
Ownership:Private, Sir John Ropner
Garden code:PERRO
Umbrella organisation:National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens
Personnel
Owner: Sir John Ropner
Contact person: The Administrator
Physical environment
Soil type:Boulder clay overlying gravel, with a small area of sandy soil overlying gravel
Total area:34 ha
Weather recordsRecords kept
Rainfall
Average annual:636 mm
Plant collection
Families:74
Genera:191
Taxa:1744
Accessions:3149
Notable plants within the collection:
67 Champion trees
Special genera within the collections:
Juglans, Quercus, Fraxinus, Tilia, Laburnum
Special collections:
Fraxinus, NCCPG – 25 Species, 34 Taxa.
Juglans, NCCPG – 10 Species, 10 Taxa.
Laburnum – 2 Species, 10 Taxa.
Tilia, NCCPG – 19 Species, 32 Taxa.
Record Keeping:Records kept
Computerised
Record System:unknown
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Herbarium:No
Library:No
Research facilities:No
Publications:No
Identifications:No
Teaching and Education:Secondary, special courses
Interpretation:Signs, brochures, guided trails
Friends Organisation:Yes
Visitor facilities:Café, plant shop
Access to the collections
Public access:Admission charge
Public opening hours:Mon-Sun: Dawn-dusk
Location map
Location map

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