Hillersdon House was designed by theatrical architect Samuel Beazley in 1849 for the arctic explorer Billy Grant. There are many wonderful stories about the lavish and decadent goings on from this period - mostly involving the world's first 'It' girl Elinor Glyn. Hence the ditty: “Would you like to sin with Elinor Glyn on a tiger skin? Or would you prefer to err with her on some other fur?”
Work has begun on the de-silting and restoration of the lakes around the property and we carried out tree planting in accordance with historical record.
Keeping to the 'Gardenesque' style intended for Hillersdon house, we plan two new looks, sculpted in appearance, to provide an amphitheatre-like seating area and island intended for social activities