Lonely Planet - The Joy of Exploring Gardens

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Uncover 60 of the world's most breathtaking gardens and get 120 travel ideas to spark a love for accessible outdoor spaces. The Joy of Exploring Gardens highlights the captivating history of each botanical paradise, with stunning photos and trip planning tips. This delightful book delves into the rejuvenating powers of nature's flora and fauna.

From strolling through mesmerising trails at Arizona's Desert Botanical Garden to wandering the enchanting paths of Japan's Kenroku-en Garden, or escaping to a subtropical haven off the coast of Glengarriff, Ireland, this book showcases the joy to be found in each unique garden. Enchanting garden profiles, conversations with experts, and personal anecdotes from writers who have experienced the magic of these destinations accompany the stunning gardens within, providing insight into why each sanctuary is so full of joy.

With 60 in-depth profiles of gardens illustrated with beautiful photography, including Q&A sections where you can read the insights and thoughts from an expert closely linked to the garden and first-hand accounts from writers who have visited each outdoor space. 120 extra must-visit garden destinations from all over the world with at-a-glance reasons to go that offer a glimpse into what you can expect to find in each garden. Including accessibility awareness, an overview of the path and ground conditions and the availability of accessible toilets and other amenities for visitors with disabilities and mobility issues. Foreword by Lyanda Lynn Haupt, author, naturalist, ecophilosopher, and speaker.

  • Publisher: Lonely Planet (Sep 2023)
  • ISBN: 9781837580590
  • Dimensions: 19.3 x 2.2 x 24.6 cm
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 272 pages
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