The 17th Century
Monty Don explores the evolution of the British garden. Monty uncovers the stories behind Britain's 17th-century gardens, starting at Levens Hall in Cumbria.
Monty Don uncovers the extraordinary stories behind Britain's 17th-century gardens. Starting his journey at the sole surviving garden of the 1600s - Levens Hall in Cumbria - Monty sets out to investigate what the gardens of this age would have looked like and what influenced and inspired their creation.
Along the way, he sees a long-lost garden that - through archaeology and a German Luftwaffe photograph taken in the 1940s - reveals the hidden messages and religious beliefs of our 17th-century forebears. And Monty heads to Hampton Court, where politics, civil war and religious conflict played a key role in the evolving designs and fashions, including tastes in food, of the nation's finest gardens.
You are at the first episode
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
Abe & Ven
Sunny Sky (Club Edit)
|Executive Producer||Alexandra Henderson|
|Production Company||Lion Television|