Posted on September 4th, 2008 by Sian Jones

Jennifer Walker has recently visited the site of “Elizabeth and her German Garden” – Elizabeth von Arnim’s garden (book published 1898), Nassenheide, which was then in Germany.

The garden (or site of) is now in Poland and the original Schloss, or castle, a heap of overgrown rubble. However, enough remains of the original outbuildings and land to make it worth while to researchers. The land is now sold and the buyer unknown. Would anyone be interested in helping to do something to record what remains before it is destroyed?

Many famous visitors went to the garden, including E M Forster and Hugh Walpole. It is a piece of our heritage and worth investigating.

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