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Gardens & Highgate

Morning dew
Morning dew
Had we world enough and time...
My vegetable love should grow
A walk to Omved gardens would have been along Townsend Yard passing the picturesque landmark Jack Foster’s cottage and.
Vaster than empires, and more slow
As a site previously suffocated by tarmac and forgotten debris, see it now metamorphosed into a living breathing garden haven, the perfect backdrop for environmentally inspired arts and events.
Your sacred plants, if here below, Only among the plants will grow....
All said and done the hilltop isolation of Highgate Village gives it a traditional character enhanced by some of the oldest and most beautiful homes in the country.
Society is all but rude, To this delicious solitude.
World famous former residents: the 17 century poet Andrew Marvell ; the 18th century poets Coleridge, Keats and Byron ; 20th Century writers George Eliot, Aldous Huxley and TS Eliot who inspired us to the sanskrit words Omved. There is more, there are the artists, Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth; classic musician Yehudi Menhuin.