Renishaw’s ‘now on the nation’s gardening map’

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Renishaw Hall’s historic gardens have won a prestigious award. Barrie Farnsworth talks to Alexandra Hayward about their surprise success.

THIS award is pretty serious – it will really put us on the gardening map of Great Britain”: that was the excited reaction of Alexandra Hayward, current custodian of Renishaw Hall, to the news that the gardens at Renishaw have won the Historic Houses Association’s (HHA) Garden of the Year Award, which is sponsored by Christie’s…