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John Claudius Loudon and Derby Arboretum

Episode 1 of 5

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 29 January 2007

Historian Tristram Hunt explores the people and ideas behind our public parks.

A passionate advocate of parks for the people, Loudon put his well-documented theories into practice in Derby, getting involved in the placing of benches, the labelling of the plants and trees and the provision of reference tomes in the lodge.


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